Southwest Pasta Salad Southwest Pasta Salad

Southwest Pasta Salad

Southwest pasta salad with creamy avocado dressing.

PREP: 10 Min. | COOK:  6-10 Min. | TOTAL: 20 Minutes.




  • 8 ounces whole-wheat fusilli (about 3 cups)
  • 1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes 
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup corn, fresh or frozen (thawed)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup Schultz's Green Chili Lime Cooking Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 small clove garlic, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Schultz's Seasoning & Rub



STEP 1: To prepare dressing: Combine avocado, mayonnaise, Schultz's Gourmet Seasoning, Green Chili Lime sauce, garlic and cumin in a mini food processor. Puree until smooth.

STEP 2: To prepare pasta salad, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, then drain again. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in tomatoes, beans, corn, Cheddar, onion and cilantro. Add the dressing and toss to coat. Enjoy!


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