Layered Southwestern Pasta Salad

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Recipe by Beth A.

This always goes over very well when I've taken this to pot-lucks. I use low-fat mayonnaise and sour cream, so it makes a healthy, and flavorful dish. In a clear straight-sided bowl, this makes a nice colorful presentation.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse under cold water. Drain again.
  2. Toss with oil and sprinkle with cumin; salt to taste.
  3. Layer pasta, beans, corn, bell pepper, green onion and olives in a 2 1/2 to 3 quart straight sided bowl.
  4. In a small bowl combine mayo, sour cream and salsa; mix well. Spread evenly over top of pasta, sealing to edge of bowl. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  5. (Best if refrigerated several hours, or overnight before serving.).

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