Mexicali Pasta Salad

Mexicali Pasta Salad

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"Mexican-style pasta salad that is a great change for a picnic."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 246 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 246 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 41g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 651 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  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.

Reviews

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I love a good taco pasta salad. I made this, but instead of Italian dressing (I really dislike Italian dressing) I used sour cream mixed with a little milk. Otherwise I kept it the same. My 4 ye...

Instead of an italian dressing, I used a homemade Dorothy Lynch Style Salad dressing that I found on this site. I made no other changes. I made this the night before and portioned it out for lun...

I added sliced cherry tomatoes; I added garlic shrimp shredded Mexican cheese

Not your typical rotini salad. A nice change of pace. Would be great for a Mexican potluck.

I used spicy taco seasoning, added grape tomatoes & used sharp cheddar. Yummy!!!

I think this is good. It goes with a Mexican meal. People liked it. They aren't my flat ours so I can't say great.

loved this recipe! Just the right mix of ingredients that was a hit with everyone in the family. We took it camping, kept for 3 days and just got better!

Doubled the dressing mixture & cheese. Cut the cilantro by half. Added grape tomatoes. Superb.