Mexican Taco Pasta Salad
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Mexican Taco Pasta Salad is made with macaroni, black beans, corn, veggies and a spicy taco flavored dressing.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. pasta - I used large elbow macaroni
  • 4 - 5 sweet mini peppers
  • 1 cup onion - diced
  • 1 can black beans - rinsed well
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 1/2 cups chunky salsa
  • large handful cilantro - chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese - shredded
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno - chopped - optional
  • Dressing
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons taco seasoning - I use Penzey's
  • 2 - 3 garlic cloves - minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until ala dente. Rinse with cold water to stop cooking. Drain well.
  2. Add the pasta to a large bowl with the black beans, frozen corn, peppers, onions, jalapeno and salsa. Stir to combine all.
  3. Mix the dressing ingredients up in a small bowl. Pour over the pasta mixture. Stir to combine. Refrigerate overnight. Add the cheese and cilantro before serving.
Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2014/04/18/mexican-taco-pasta-salad/