Fiesta Pasta Salad Recipe

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Fiesta Pasta Salad

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Rating:

Serves:

8 - 10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

6 c
cooked pasta (ziti, rotini, etc.)
1 1/2 c
shredded mexican cheese blend
1/2 c
black olives, sliced
2/3 c
red bell pepper, chopped
1
jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
1/2 c
celery, thinly sliced
1/3 c
onions, finely chopped
1
tomato, seeded and chopped
1 - 2 Tbsp
fresh parsley or cilantro
1 1/2 c
ranch dressing (see note below)
3/4 c
salsa

Directions Step-By-Step

1
With a hand blender, blend ranch dressing and salsa until smooth.
2
Mix dressing and all salad ingredients in large bowl.
3
Chill before serving.
4
Alternate dressing - With a hand blender, mix until smooth 1/2 cup sour cream, 3/4 cup mayonnaise, 1 pkt. ranch salad dressing and 3/4 cup salsa.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #spicy, #pasta salad