Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by shout4

Makes 4 servings



Haven't tried it yet but sounds good.

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Pasta Salad

1/2 lb. pasta
2 tomatoes, raw, seeded and diced
1 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
2 carrots, raw, shredded
1/4 cup red onion, raw, chopped
1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 tbsp. lime juice
1 tbsp. jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
3/4 tsp. chili powder
3/4 tsp. ground cumin
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Recipe Directions for Mexican Pasta Salad

  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water 8-10

  2. minutes, or until al dente. Drain and transfer pasta to a large bowl.

  3. Add next 4 ingredients and toss. Combine remaining ingredients,

  4. except cilantro, in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake vigorously.

  5. Pour dressing over pasta. Add fresh cilantro and toss thoroughly.

  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 227.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
247
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
41mg
14%
Sodium
97mg
4%
Potassium
561mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
49.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
9.5g
Vitamin A 95% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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