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Mexican Pasta Salad
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Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe

This easy Mexican Pasta Salad is perfect at any time of the year! Serve it on taco Tuesdays, summer parties, Cinco de Mayo or a weekday dinner - yum!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Mexican, Pasta Salad, Side Dish, Summer Salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 328kcal

Ingredients

  • Pasta Directions:
  • 12 oz bow tie pasta 12 oz. box
  • 1 can corn drained
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped (optional substitute red onion)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 5 oz Feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 small orange pepper sliced for topping
  • 1 small red pepper sliced for topping
  • Dressing Ingredients:
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Instructions

  • Pasta Directions:
  • Add water to your pot and bring to a boil.
  • Once water is boiling, add in pasta and cook until done.
  • While pasta is cooking, drain the corn and black beans.
  • Chop your green pepper, tomato, onion and cilantro set aside.
  • Once the pasta is cooked, drain the water and add pasta to a large mixing bowl.
  • Let the pasta cool for a few minutes, mixing occasionally so that the pasta doesn't become sticky and hard.
  • Once pasta is cooled, add in corn, black beans, green pepper, tomato, onion, cilantro.
  • Add the dressing and mix.
  • Mix in the Feta cheese.
  • Top with some more Feta cheese and cilantro and add some orange and red pepper slices for presentation.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Dressing Directions:
  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix with a whisk
  • Set aside in the fridge till your pasta is ready.

Nutrition

Serving: 8servings | Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1067IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2mg