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Southwest Style Pasta Salad

Ingredients:

  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 Del Monte® Avocado, pitted and diced
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice from Del Monte® Limes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt
  • For the Salad:
  • 12 oz. chickpea rotini
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1½ cups frozen corn, thawed and drained
  • 1 Del Monte® Avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1 cup Del Monte® Bon Bon Tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced

Instructions:

In a blender combine avocado, yogurt, lime juice, garlic, and salt. Blend until very smooth, adding enough cool water to create a thick sauce-like consistency. Set aside.

Bring a large saucepan of well-salted water to a boil, and cook rotini according to package directions. Drain well, and rinse under cold running water.

In a large bowl toss together rotini, black beans, corn, avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, and green onion. Add dressing to taste and toss to coat. Taste and add more salt or lime juice if needed.

Store refrigerated for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 360mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 21%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Sugars 8g
Protein 22g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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