Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Mexican Pasta Salad

What you'll need:
1 box rotini pasta , cooked
1 avocado
1/2 - 1 container cherry or grape tomatoes
1 lb cheddar cheese, grated
1 bunch green onions, scliced
1 can sliced olives, drained
1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 can diced green chilies (optional) I don't use these

2 packets buttermilk ranch
1 packet taco seasoning
1 1/2 c. mayo
1 1/2 c. buttermilk
1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
2 limes

Mix all salad ingredients. For dressing: Mix ranch packets, mayo and buttermilk. Mix well. Add taco packet. Mix well. Squeeze in limes, add cilantro. Mix well. Pour over salad and toss.

1 comment:

  1. Just made the Mexican Pasta Salad, YUMMY! I even added the green chilies. We are going on a picnic tonight, it will be a great addition. I am so glad you are posting your recipes, you are such a good cook. I hope I am on the list for the book when it comes out.


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