Mexican Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing
6 cups
Serving Size:
1 cup
20 minutes
Total Time:
20 minutes
Everyone will love this Mexican-inspired pasta salad recipe. We lighten up the creamy dressing with avocado for a healthier version of a picnic favorite.
Mexican Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing
Nutritional Information
Mexican Pasta Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing
Serving Size 1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Total Fat13 g
Total Carbs37 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Cholesterol13 mg
Added Sugars0 g
Protein8 g
Sodium343 mg
Potassium254 mg
Main Ingredients:
1/2 ripe avocado
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 small clove garlic, grated
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cumin
8 ounces whole-wheat fusilli (about 3 cups)
1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed
1/2 cup corn, fresh or frozen (thawed)
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup diced red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1. To prepare dressing: Combine avocado, mayonnaise, lime juice, garlic, salt and cumin in a mini food processor. Puree until smooth.
2. To prepare pasta salad: Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, then drain again. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in tomatoes, beans, corn, Cheddar, onion and cilantro. Add the dressing and toss to coat.
Tips & Notes
EWCom Logo
Similar Recipes