Tex-Mex ZENB Pasta Salad with Spicy Tomato Vinaigrette


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 30 minutes

TOTAL TIME 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 233
Servings: 8

Calories: 310

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat9g12%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber11g39%
Total Sugar3g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 25%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 366mg 8%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

This pasta salad recipe is as delicious as it looks. Packed with vegetables and using ZENB Penne Pasta and your favorite jarred tomato sauce, this fun and easy dish provides an excellent source of fiber and a good source of protein, iron, and vitamin C.


  • 1/2 cup no sugar added jarred tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Rinse pasta under cold running water until chilled. Whisk sauce, vinegar, spices and oil in large serving bowl. Add pasta and remaining ingredients. Mix gently until well combined.


Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Tasty Tips

ZENB Pasta salads are best served immediately after preparing. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator. Add avocado immediately before serving.

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