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Southwest Pasta Salad
Source: Dreamfields

The flavors of the Southwest add to this spicy and creamy picnic salad.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 302.5
Total Carbs 10.1 g
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
Sugars 4.4 g
Total Fat 18.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 159.3 mg
Protein 5.8 g
Sodium 393.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
4 Fat , 1 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients


13 1/4 oz  Dreamfields Penne Rigate
1 cup  fresh cherry tomatoes
1 each  medium red bell peppers
2 each  whole jalapeno pepper
1 each  red onion
2 each  medium avocadoes
0 1/4 cup  fresh cilantro
1 cup  mayonnaise
1 cup  salsa, medium
1 tbsp  fresh lime juice
1 tsp  kosher salt
Directions
  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and quickly rinse with cool water. Set aside to drain thoroughly.
  2. Place the drained pasta in a large serving bowl and add the tomatoes, bell pepper, jalapenos, onion slices, avocado, and cilantro.
  3. Toss lightly just to mix.
  4. Make the dressing. Whisk together the mayonnaise, salsa, lime juice and salt.
  5. Toss into the pasta mixture. Serve immediately or chill until ready to use.

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