Fiesta Pasta Salad

Fiesta Pasta Salad

Fiesta Pasta Salad

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Servings1
Calories696
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time30 mins

Ingredients
 

Salad
  • 1 cup elbow pasta, cooked to al dente and cooled
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup cooked corn, try Trader Joe's Roasted Corn
  • cup bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • cheddar cheese, grated but Queso Fresca crumbles works here, too
Salad Dressing
  • ¼ cup picante sauce, mild, medium or hot
  • 1 tablespoon greek yogurt , mayonnaise works here too
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon lime juice, freshly squeezed

Instructions
 

Salad Dressing
  • Whisk to combine all ingredients for salad dressing in a medium bowl . Taste to adjust salt preference.
    1/4 cup picante sauce
    1 tablespoon greek yogurt
    2 tablespoons sour cream
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon chili powder
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon lime juice
Salad
  • Combine all ingredients with dressing and toss to coat. Allow to sit 30 min in refrigerator. Top with chopped cilantro before enjoying!
    1 cup elbow pasta
    1 cup romaine lettuce
    1/4 cup canned black beans
    1/4 cup cooked corn
    1/3 cup bell pepper
    2 tablespoons cilantro
    cheddar cheese

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NUTRITION

Serving: 1g | Calories: 696kcal | Carbohydrates: 131g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 1255mg | Potassium: 1018mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 5061IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 5mg
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