Mexicali Pasta Salad

Mexicali Pasta Salad

Mexicali Pasta Salad

My favourite food at the moment is Pasta, “with tons of shaved Parmesan on the side. Not crumbly but like the hunks, you know what I meanwhen you get the thin slices."
Kirsten Dunst
No ratings yet
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 12
Calories 246.3 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 16 ounce package tri-color rotini pasta
  • 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 14 ounce can Mexican-style corn, drained
  • 4 ounce can chopped green chilies
  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • ½ cup Italian-style salad dressing or more to taste
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 slice onion minced
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • ½ lime juiced

Instructions
 

  • 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.
  • 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.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Mexicali Pasta Salad
Serving Size
 
12 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
246.3
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5.5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1.8
g
11
%
Cholesterol
 
5.4
mg
2
%
Sodium
 
651.4
mg
28
%
Potassium
 
238
mg
7
%
Carbohydrates
 
41
g
14
%
Fiber
 
4.6
g
19
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
8.8
g
18
%
Vitamin A
 
522.4
IU
10
%
Vitamin C
 
19.1
mg
23
%
Calcium
 
62
mg
6
%
Iron
 
2.4
mg
13
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Pasta, Salad
Leave a comment