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Southwest Pasta Salad
Southwest Pasta Salad

What's the secret to this delicious pasta salad? Using jarred salsa in the dressing makes it flavorful and simple to prepare.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Start to Finish: 2 hours 20 minutes
Makes: 8 servings (1 cup each)

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2 cups uncooked rotini pasta (8 oz)
1 cup Cascadian Farm® frozen organic sweet corn
1 jar (16 oz) Muir Glen® organic medium garlic cilantro salsa
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
1 can (2.25 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained

1. Cook pasta as directed on box, adding corn during last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain; rinse with cold water.
2. In large bowl, stir together salsa, olive oil, lime juice and salt. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients.
3. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Pasta may take longer to cook.

  1. 1. Cook pasta as directed on box, adding corn during last 2 minutes of cook time. Drain; rinse with cold water.

  2. 2. In large bowl, stir together salsa, olive oil, lime juice and salt. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients.

  3. 3. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

    High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Pasta may take longer to cook.

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