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Fresh Salsa Pasta Salad

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Ingredients

  • -1/2 box pasta
  • cooked
  • -1 red pepper
  • roasted and diced
  • -1 green pepper roasted and diced
  • -1 tomato
  • diced
  • -1/2 bag of corn
  • -2 cups tortilla strips
  • -1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • -1/2 cup ranch dressing + 2 tablespoons adobo sauce

Details

Servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget
Adapted from vegetarianandcooking.blogspot.com

Preparation

Step 1

Cook the pasta according to package directions, it's best to use a small shape.

Step 2

While the pasta is cooking, mix together the ranch dressing with the adobo sauce. If you would like some additional heat, dice up a few of the chipotle peppers and stir them into the dressing.

Step 3

Drain the pasta and then mix the pasta, dressing and vegetables together.

Step 4

If desired, top individual servings with tortilla strips and/or cheese.

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For instructions on roasting the peppers: http://vegetarianandcooking.blogspot.com/2012/09/roasted-red-pepper-tortellini.html

Store the leftover pasta salad in the fridge.

You can buy adobo sauce (with chipotle peppers) in the Mexican/Spanish food aisle of your grocery store.

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