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tex-mex pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Vega Irene
San Diego, CA

Quick and easy recipe for any potluck!

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For tex-mex pasta salad

  • 1 lb
    rotini pasta
  • 1 can
    corn, drained
  • 1 can
    sliced black olives
  • 1 can
    black beans, drained
  • 1 md
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 md
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    shredded colby and jack cheese
  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 jar
    salsa, chunky
  • 1/2 c
    fresh parsley, chopped

How To Make tex-mex pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to directions. Run under cold water and drain. In a large bowl, add pasta, corn, black beans, black olives, bell pepper and tomatoes. Gently toss salad.
  • 2
    In a food processor, combine cream cheese, salsa and parsley until blended. Gently add to pasta and mix.
  • 3
    Sprinkle pasta salad with shredded cheese. Serve immediately, or chill and serve later.