Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

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Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Recipe by TiffanieCourse: BreakfastCuisine: MexicanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

This Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad is loaded with flavor, made with roasted corn, jalapeno, peppers, and then tossed in a deliciously creamy and irresistible sauce. A quick and easy meatless pasta dish that can be ready in just 3o minutes.

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Whole Wheat Penne Pasta

  • 2½ Cups Corn Kernels roasted

  • 2 Jalapeno seeded and diced

  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced

  • 1 Medium Red Onion finely sliced

  • To make the creamy pasta sauce:
  • 1 Cup Low Fat Plain Yogurt

  • ¼ Cup Light Mayonnaise

  • ⅓ Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese plus more to garnish, low-fat works

  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro

  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Chives

  • 1 Tsp Chili Powder

  • 1 Tsp Chili Flakes

  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced

  • 1 Lime juiced

  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. Add in pasta and cook according to package directions. Once cooked, drain and let it cool.
  • Meanwhile, in a mixing jug add all the sauce ingredients and whisk until well combined. In a large bowl, add cooked pasta, corn, jalapeño, bell pepper, and red onion.
  • Pour-over the sauce and toss well to get all the pasta nicely coated
  • Sprinkle with shredded cheese and fresh ground black pepper. Enjoy!

Reference : healthyfitnessmeals.

 

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