Menu Planning & Recipes

Spicy Mexican Pasta Salad

Servings: 8
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Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. uncooked tricolor rotini
  • 2 Tofurky Meatless Sausages (100 g each); meat eaters substitute 8 oz. of chicken breast (cooked), or 4 to 6 oz. of turkey sausage.
  • 1 (15 oz.) can red kidney beans
  • 1 c. frozen corn
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ c. sliced green onions (about 4)
  • 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced black olives
  • 2 oz. feta cheese, crumbled

Dressing:

  • 2 Tbl. canola oil
  • 2 Tbl. LIGHT mayonnaise
  • ¼ c. rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp. red chili flakes
  • ½ tsp. hot chili sauce (Sriracha)

Directions:

1.  Follow package directions for pasta, don’t overcook. Drain.
2.  In a large bowl combine all salad ingredients; mix well.
3.  In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and chill.

Nutrition:  (Serving size: 1 cup)
calories
: 302      protein: 15.6g       total carbohydrate: 39.3g     total fat: 10.4g
sugars
: 5.1g      sodium: 627mg     dietary fiber: 6.5g           saturated fat: 1.7g