Tex-mex-style Pasta Salad Recipe

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Tex-Mex-style pasta salad

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I sometimes make this as an entree on a hot night. Sometimes I make it as a side dish to go along w/ my chicken tacos.
Either way it's a healthy, flavorful salad.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1
16 oz pkg ronzoni healthy harvest rotini pasta
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped
1
16 oz can black beans, drained
1/2 c
sliced black olives
1
16 oz jar favorite salsa, i used spicy salsa
1/2 c
light sour cream
2 tsp
minced garlic from a jar
3/4 tsp
ground cumin
1 small
avocado, peeled, chopped
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/3 c
grated parmesan cheese, i used reduced-fat

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta as directed, drain. Run under cold water, drain. Place cool pasta in lg bowl. Add to bowl, the green bell pepper, black beans and olives.
2
In medium bowl, combine salsa, sour cream, garlic and cumin. Gently add to pasta mix.
3
In small bowl, toss together avocado and lemon juice. Gently toss w/ pasta mix. Sprinkle w/ parmsean cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads, Pasta, Pasta Salads, Salads
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Tex-Mex-style