Cowboy Caviar Pasta Salad Recipe

Cowboy Caviar Pasta Salad is a refreshing and flavorful dish that combines the classic flavors of cowboy caviar with pasta. This salad is packed with black beans, corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, and avocado, all tossed in a tangy and zesty dressing. The addition of pasta adds a satisfying and filling element to the dish, making it perfect for picnics, potlucks, or as a side dish for any meal. It's a crowd-pleasing recipe that is easy to make and sure to impress!

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Ingredients for Cowboy Caviar Pasta Salad Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Pasta
  • 0.17 can Black Beans, Drained And Rinsed
  • 0.17 cup Corn Kernels
  • 0.17 cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • 0.17 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 0.17 Avocado, Diced
  • 0.33 Green Onions, Sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.33 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.08 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/25 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • as required Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Cowboy Caviar Pasta Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, black beans, corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, avocado, and green onions.
  • STEP 3.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 4.Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and toss until well coated.
  • STEP 5.Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 6.Serve chilled and garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of pasta for this recipe, such as penne, rotini, or bowtie.
  • Feel free to customize the ingredients based on your preferences. You can add diced jalapenos for some heat or swap the black beans for kidney beans.
  • For extra flavor, you can add some crumbled feta cheese or shredded cheddar cheese to the salad.
  • Make sure to rinse the cooked pasta with cold water to stop the cooking process and cool it down quickly.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • This salad is best served chilled, so make sure to keep it refrigerated until ready to serve.
  • You can serve this as a side dish with grilled meats or as a main dish for a light lunch or dinner.
  • If the salad becomes dry after refrigeration, you can add a little more dressing or a squeeze of fresh lime juice before serving.
Nutrition
value
171
calories per serving
9 g Fat9 g Protein13 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    77mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    441mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    56mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    56mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    129mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp