Tex-Mex Pasta Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by rickoholic83

This tastes just like a taco in a bowl! Be sure to heat it up so that all the cheese melts. ;)

Top Review by mandabears

thanks for posting this great pasta salad, we love it. it is a great summer pasta salad when it is even too hot to eat. i first found the recipe in cooking light and have been meaning to post, but you saved me the trouble. sorry, forgot the stars in the first review

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain again and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; saute 1 minute. Add turkey; cook until brown, stirring to crumble. Stir in water and taco seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  3. Combine pasta, turkey mixture, cheese, tomatoes, olives and black beans in a large bowl.
  4. In a small bowl, combine lime juice, salt, cumin and sour cream. Stir until well blended.
  5. Pour over pasta mixture and toss gently to coat. Serve with salsa.

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