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Fresh Salsa Pasta Salad


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  • -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


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget
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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.


For instructions on roasting the peppers:

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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