Taco Ranch Pasta Salad

Taco Ranch Pasta Salad

Taco Ranch Pasta Salad is a delicious and flavorful pasta salad. It's very easy to make and can be served cold, making it perfect for lunch boxes.
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Taco Ranch Pasta Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 345kcal
Author: Mariam E.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. elbow pasta cooked
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes diced
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup green onions diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Ortega® Taco Seasoning
  • 3/4 cup  Ortega® Flavor Craver Taco Ranch Sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican or Cheddar cheese
  • 2 medium avocados peeled and diced

Instructions

  • Cook pasta al dente, according to package directions.
  • Dice and chop the veggies.
  • In a bowl, combine the veggies, black beans, lime juice, taco seasoning, salt and the taco ranch sauce. Toss to coat well.
  • Peel and dice the avocadoes. Add into the bowl with the 3/4 cup of cheddar or Mexican Cheese. Toss lightly and then serve in a bowl.
  • Add the broken taco shells on top or on your plate after serving.

Notes

  • If not serving right away, save the avocados for when you are ready to serve.
  • You can add in some diced hot peppers to make it spicy.
  • Store in an air tight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 34.3g | Protein: 9.5g | Fat: 19.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Sodium: 565.6mg | Sugar: 3.8g
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