Southwest Pasta Salad

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Ya simple and delicious pasta salad with a southwestern theme.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 pinch Kosher Salt
  • 1 pound Bowtie Pasta, elbow, bow tie, or rotini
  • 1 can Corn, 15 ounces
  • 1 can Black Beans, 15 ounces
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 2 large Avocados, diced
  • 3/10 cup Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 medium Limes, juiced
  • 1/2 large Jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning


1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and and cool, 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, make dressing: Whisk all ingredients together. Taste and add salt as desired.

3. Stir corn, black beans, cheese, tomatoes, avocados and cilantro in with pasta. Toss with dressing. Cover tightly and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

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Krista is the founder of Simplify Supper. She is passionate about making family dinner a priority and strives to provide simple solutions to make it happen.

Feb 02, 2014
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