Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by llyubuggin

Makes 5 servings



Served Cold, this recipe can be a meal or a side dish. I use Barilla Campanelle Pasta but any chunky pasta will work. For an added twist, top with a dollop of sour cream (low or non-fat, of course!)

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Pasta Salad

8 ounces pasta, cooked
15 ounce whole kernel corn (or the equivalent in frozen corn)
1/2 large red onion, chopped
15 ounce black beans, drained and rinsed
1 large tomato, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice (you can also use lime juice) (I used Lime juice)
2 tbsp Fajita seasoning
1 cilantro, chopped,to taste
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low fat, shredded

Recipe Directions for Mexican Pasta Salad

  1. Cook pasta and cool.

  2. Mix remaining ingredients in large bowl.

  3. Add pasta and toss. Let sit for an hour or more to allow flavors to combine. Serve.

Categories

Beans, Cheese, Pasta, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 287.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
577
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
164mg
7%
Potassium
1695mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
97.3g
32%
Dietary Fiber
15.9g
64%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
29.5g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 20% Iron 36%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
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