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Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

Can’t get enough elote in your life? Us either. And so we give you this picnic-ready summer side, loaded up with all of the hallmarks of Mexican street corn: mayo, chili powder, Cotija, cilantro and a squeeze of lime, with the added bonus of pasta salad in the mix. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Pasta Salad™ Southwest style ranch pasta salad mix
1/2
cup mayonnaise
Juice of 1 medium lime (about 3 tablespoons)
1/4
teaspoon hot sauce
1/4
teaspoon chili powder
2
cups Cascadian Farm™ frozen organic sweet corn (from 16-oz bag)
1/2
cup crumbled Cotija cheese
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add pasta (from salad mix box). Gently boil uncovered 13 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together seasoning mix (from salad mix box), mayonnaise, lime juice, hot sauce and chili powder. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook frozen corn 5 to 10 minutes over medium-high heat until heated through and slightly charred on all sides.
  • 3
    Stir cooked pasta, corn, Cotija cheese and cilantro into seasoning mixture. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate. Top with corn chips (from salad mix box) just before serving.

Expert Tips

  • If desired, stir in a few teaspoons milk to moisten refrigerated salad.
  • Stir 1 large chopped avocado into pasta salad, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
580mg
24%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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