Tex-Mex ZENB Pasta Salad with Spicy Tomato Vinaigrette
PREP TIME 10 minutes
COOK TIME 30 minutes
TOTAL TIME 40 minutes
Serving Size: 233g
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This pasta salad recipe is a delicious as it looks. Packed with vegetables and using ZENB Penne Pasta and ZENB Sweet Carrot and Tomato Marinara Pasta Sauce, this dish provides an excellent source of fiber and a good source of protein, iron, and vitamin C.
- 1/2 cup ZENB Sweet Carrot and Tomato Marinara Pasta 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
- 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas
- 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.2.
Whisk ZENB Sauce, vinegar, spices and oil in large serving bowl. Add pasta and remaining ingredients. Mix gently until well combined.
Use your grill! Quarter the red bell pepper, and cut the zucchini and onion into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Brush vegetables with 2 tablespoons of dressing and grill for 8-10 minutes on medium heat until tender, turning occasionally. Cool and cut into bite-size pieces before continuing as directed.
Chilling the ZENB Pasta under cold running water as directed in our recipes produces the best pasta texture in cold applications. This recipe is best served immediately, as opposed to preparing ahead to refrigerate overnight.
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