Tuesday, June 13, 2017

"Tasty Tuesday" @ Raider Country's Wine & Dine...June 13th

"Tasty Tuesday" Tries to bring you

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"Quick & Economical"
Appetizers..Dinners..Deserts..& Cocktails
to "YOUR PLACE"
(Check out our 'Thirsty Thursday' & 'Frying Friday' too)
Today's Suggestion

Southwestern Pasta Salad

Southwestern Pasta Salad Horizontal

This kicked up pasta salad with a zesty Greek yogurt dressing is full of the fixings from taco seasoning to cilantro, cheddar cheese, avocado, black beans, and corn. So easy to mix up ahead of time, too!

Total Time:
Prep:
Level: Easy
Serves: 10
 

Ingredients

For the Pasta Salad
  • kosher salt
  • 1 lb. dry pasta, such as elbow, bow tie, or rotini
  • 1 15-oz. can corn kernels
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans
  • 1 c. shredded Cheddar
  • 1 c. halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1/3 c. Chopped cilantro
For The Dressing
  • 1 c. Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Limes, juiced
  • 1/2 jalapeƱo, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Taco Seasoning
  • kosher salt

Directions

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and and cool, 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, make dressing: Whisk all ingredients together. Taste and add salt as desired.
  3. Stir corn, black beans, cheese, tomatoes, avocados and cilantro in with pasta. Toss with dressing. Cover tightly and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
 

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