Mexicali Pasta Salad

Mexicali Pasta Salad

Tri-colored rotini pasta is tossed with corn, black beans, Mexican cheese, and red bell peppers for a colorful and tasty pasta salad perfect for picnics.

Ready in: 25 m

Calories: 246

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package tri-color rotini pasta
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (11 ounce) can Mexican-style corn, drained
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing, or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 slice onion, minced
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook the rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain.
    2. Mix black beans, corn, green chilies, red bell pepper, Italian dressing, Mexican cheese, green onions, cilantro, onion, taco seasoning, and lime juice together in a bowl. Add rotini and lightly stir to combine.

    Directions

    • Prep15 m
    • Cook10 m
    • Ready In25 m
    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook the rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain.
    2. Mix black beans, corn, green chilies, red bell pepper, Italian dressing, Mexican cheese, green onions, cilantro, onion, taco seasoning, and lime juice together in a bowl. Add rotini and lightly stir to combine.

      Nutrition Facts

      Per Serving: 246 calories; 5.5 g fat; 41 g carbohydrates; 8.8 g protein; 5 mg cholesterol; 651 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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