Ditalini Salad with Black Beans, Corn, Lime, Cotija Cheese and Avocado

Ditalini Salad with Black Beans, Corn, Lime, Cotija Cheese and Avocado

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"Great flavors of the southwest--cilantro, lime, cotija cheese--combine for a delicious pasta salad with black beans."
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55 m servings 633 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 633 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 26 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 87.8g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 598 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add salt. Cook pasta 1 minute less than package directions. Drain pasta and toss it in a large mixing bowl with 1 tablespoon of olive oil; place on a sheet tray to cool.
  2. Transfer pasta to large bowl. Add remaining ingredients except for avocado and toss to blend. Rest pasta for 30 minutes, allowing flavors to meld. Add avocado and stir to combine.


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I made this for a potluck and was asked for the recipe. It was very good!

This is my family's new favorite recipe!! Took it to a family BBQ and everyone LOVED it!! Made the recipe as directed (using frozen corn instead of canned, because I had that on hand) but though...

This salad was Awesome! ! Didn't change a thing cuz if it ain't broke, don't fix it! Instead of canned corn, I used a leftover corn on the cob. I served it with Mexican beef tacos. Thank you ...

OUTSTANDING!!! I didn't change anything from the recipe except I couldn't find cotijo cheese so I had to sub feta. This was outstanding! We added some pre-cooked and diced chicken breasts and...

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Awesome does not begin to describe this pasta dish. Out of this world!!!