Tex-Mex Pasta Salad 2

This salad would be a welcome addition to a picnic, pot luck, or tailgating party. Rotisserie chicken is especially tasty in this recipe.

tex-Mex Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken (optional)
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar, Jack, or Mexican cheese blend
  • 3/4 cup Lindsay® Sliced Black Ripe Olives
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels (thawed if frozen)
  • 1/2 cup diced Lindsay® Red Roasted Peppers
  • 1/4 cup quartered Lindsay® Hot Sliced JalapenoPeppers (optional)
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Drain pasta, transfer to large bowl and toss with oil, vinegar, chili powder and paprika; set aside to cool.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and toss well; add salt to taste.

25 min prep | 20 min cook | Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Recipe provided by Jill Silverman Hough.

Recipe and photo credit: Lindsay®.

This page may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links help support Recipegoldmine.com at no additional cost to you. Please see our Disclosure Policy.



Join our group at Gab Join our group at Gab

Weekly Specials from The Prepared Pantry