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Mexican Pasta Salad is perfect for your Cinco De Mayo celebration, or any other gathering you may be planning. It’s full of color so it has the capability to make your tummy happy while brightening your table at the same time.

Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Mexican Pasta Salad

Equipment Needed

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  • Pasta pot
  • measuring cup
  • measuring spoon
  • large mixing bowl
  • medium bowl
  • silicone cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knives
  • whisk

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Ingredients

Dressing ingredients

  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Pasta salad ingredients

  • 16 oz box of bow tie pasta
  • 8 oz can of corn, drained
  • 8 oz can of black beans, drained
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 small container of feta cheese
  • 1 orange pepper for topping
  • 1 red pepper for topping

Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

Start out by making the dressing.

Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix with a whisk.

Set the dressing in the fridge until the pasta is ready

Now it’s time to cook the pasta.

Add water to the pot and bring to a boil

Once the water is boiling, add the pasta and cook according to the instructions until it’s done.

While the pasta is cooking, drain the corn and black beans.

Chop the green pepper, tomato, onion and cilantro and set aside.

Once the pasta is cooked, drain the water and add the pasta to a large mixing bowl.

Let the pasta cool for a few minutes, mixing occasionally so that the pasta doesn’t become sticky.

Once pasta has cooled, add the corn, black beans, green pepper, tomato, onion and cilantro.

Add the dressing and mix well.

Add the feta cheese.

When serving, top with some more feta cheese and cilantro. You can also add some orange and red pepper slices for presentation.

Enjoy!

Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

Start out by making the dressing. Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix with a whisk. Set the dressing in the fridge until the pasta is ready Now it's time to cook the pasta. Add water to the pot and bring to a boil Once the water is boiling, add the pasta and cook according to the instructions until it's done. While the pasta is cooking, drain the corn and black beans. Chop the green pepper, tomato, onion and cilantro and set aside. Once the pasta is cooked, drain the water and add the pasta to a large mixing bowl. Let the pasta cool for a few minutes, mixing occasionally so that the pasta doesn't become sticky. Once pasta has cooled, add the corn, black beans, green pepper, tomato, onion and cilantro. Add the dressing and mix well. Add the feta cheese. When serving, top with some more feta cheese and cilantro. You can also add some orange and red pepper slices for presentation. Enjoy!

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    12 comments

    Jeanette May 3, 2017 - 8:06 pm

    That looks really tasty! I love pasta salad and I’ve never really thought about making it like this. I can’t wait to try it.

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    Sarah May 3, 2017 - 8:07 pm

    I LOVE how you laid out everything with Amazon links required to make this recipe. I’m a newbie in the kitchen, and some recipes will say you need a certain type of pan or dish and if you don’t know the technical jargon you are out of luck. Thanks for making things straight forward for the non Martha Stewart types like me!

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    Claudia Krusch May 3, 2017 - 8:10 pm

    This looks so delicious and easy to make. I will have to add it to my meal plan for next week. I am sure it will be a big hit.

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    Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle May 3, 2017 - 8:11 pm

    That looks amazing! I’ve never thought of a pasta salad like this. I’m thinking this is making an appearance for Cinco de Mayo!

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    gingermommy May 3, 2017 - 8:23 pm

    This looks like a yummy salad for the summer. I love anything Mexican flavoured

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    Melissa May 3, 2017 - 8:37 pm

    Thank you for a tasty pasta salad which I love. It looks so good and not too spicy. I will think about making this instead of plain pasta.

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    Mama to 6 Blessings May 3, 2017 - 9:00 pm

    My family loves Mexican food, it’s one of our favorites. I bet they would love this recipe, I need to make it!

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    Amy Desrosiers May 3, 2017 - 9:23 pm

    Yummy-I think this pasta salad looks awesome! I need to recreate it for my family.

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    Kathy May 3, 2017 - 10:17 pm

    This looks really good. I love pasta salads. They’re one of my favorites. I can’t wait to give this one a try.

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    Ladonna Maxwell Dennis May 3, 2017 - 10:33 pm

    We seem to always have the same pasta salads because that is what our family likes. This one though would be nice change from our old favorites and possibly can become a new favorite.

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    Pam May 3, 2017 - 10:42 pm

    I love Mexican food and I love pasta salad, but I have never thought of combining the two. What a great idea.

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    Alicia Gonzalez May 4, 2017 - 9:39 am

    I love pasta salad. It’s such an easy addition to any meal and even the kids love it! This looks like an exciting twist to an ordinary pasta salad. I guess we’ll have to try it this way too. (any excuse for more pasta) Thanks for sharing!

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