Mexicali Pasta Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mexicali Pasta Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Mexicali Pasta Salad

Recipe by  

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

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

On Sale Change Settings

Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.

Show ingredients on sale

Sort stores by

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

  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.
Kitchen-Friendly View
  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 25 mins
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Nov 07, 2012

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 lunches for my husband and I--we both really liked it. He asked me to make it again soon but to add chicken next time. This recipe's a keeper. REALLY good. NOTE: The longer it sits, the better it gets.

 
Jul 12, 2013

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 year old even loved it!

 

6 Ratings

Jul 05, 2013

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

 
Aug 31, 2012

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

 
Jul 22, 2014

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

 
Jul 05, 2014

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

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

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

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More

About the Cook

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Fresh Summer Meals
Fresh Summer Meals

Enjoy the bright days of summer with easy recipes.

Do Healthy Your Way
Do Healthy Your Way

Low-fat, low-carb, paleo, vegan. Get recipes for your lifestyle.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Related Videos

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Cheddar, bacon, and ranch dressing make a fast and flavorful pasta salad.

Antipasto Pasta Salad

This salad combines meat, cheese, veggies, and pasta into a picnic delight.

Garden Pasta Salad

Watch how to make a spiral pasta salad with garden fresh veggies.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States