Rotini Guacamole Pasta Salad - Catelli Pasta Recipes

Ingredients


  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) CATELLI HEALTHY HARVEST WHOLE WHEAT ROTINI
  • Ripe avocado, pitted and peeled 1
  • Fat free or light sour cream 1/2 cup (125 mL)
  • Seeded and chopped jalapeno pepper 2 tbsp (30 mL)
  • Lime juice 1 tbsp (15 mL)
  • Chili powder and ground cumin 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each
  • salt and pepperS 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each
  • Clove garlic, minced 1
  • Black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup (250 mL)
  • Corn kernels, thawed 1 cup (250 mL)
  • Chopped, seeded tomato and red pepper 1 cup ( 250 ml ) each
  • Thinly sliced green onion 1/2 cup (125 ml)
  • Shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese 1/2 cup (125 ml)

Cooking Steps


Step 1

Cook the rotini according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold, running water until cool. Drain well and set aside.

Step 2

Mash the avocado with a fork until smooth. Blend the avocado with the sour cream, jalapeno, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic until well combined. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.

Step 3

Toss the rotini with the beans, corn, tomato, red pepper and avocado mixture until coated evenly. Sprinkle with green onions and cheese before serving.