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    Mexican Fiesta Pasta Salad and Dressing

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    1 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    1 hrs

    shelbyrose's Note:

    A great summer salad and side with a delicious, creamy dressing.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook fusilli pasta according to package directions, until just tender but firm to the bite.
    2. 2
      Drain pasta and rinse with cold water to cool.
    3. 3
      Transfer drained pasta to a large bowl.
    4. 4
      Add 1 1/2 Tablespoons olive oil and mix thoroughly to coat.
    5. 5
      Add diced tomatoes, corn kernels, carrot strips and chopped onions; toss well.
    6. 6
      In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and fresh lime juice.
    7. 7
      Mix in minced jalapenos, chili powder, ground cumin and chopped cilantro.
    8. 8
      Add dressing to pasta mixture and mix well to blend.
    9. 9
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    10. 10
      Chill at least 1 hour before serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 10, 2008

      55

      I loved this salad especially the dressing! I added a few more items that I had on hand like cucumbers, avocado, and spinach leaves. Would probably be great to add cooked chicken! Thank you for a great recipe!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Fiesta Pasta Salad and Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (338 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 511.7
     
    Calories from Fat 111
    21%
    Total Fat 12.4 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 5.0 mg
    1%
    Sodium 239.8 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 89.5 g
    29%
    Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
    30%
    Sugars 8.4 g
    33%
    Protein 14.5 g
    29%

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