Mexican Macaroni Salad

mexican macaroni salad Side Dish Mexican
Mexican Macaroni Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 10

Spice and lime flavor this crowd-pleasing meatless salad. ...MORE + LESS -


6 cups (1.5 L) uncooked rotini pasta (1 lb/ 500 g)
1 to 2 tbsp (15-25 mL) grated lime peel (from 2 medium limes)
3 to 4 tbsp (45-60 mL) lime juice (from 2 medium limes)
1 cup (250 mL) ranch dressing
1 pouch Old El Paso* Taco Seasoning Mix
1 large avocado, pitted, peeled and finely chopped
2 cups (500 mL) cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
1 cup (250 mL) shredded Cheddar cheese
2 tbsp (25 mL) finely chopped cilantro
2 medium green onions, sliced (including tops)
1 can (19 oz/ 540 mL) red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1/2 cup (125 mL) pitted large ripe olives, cut in half
1 can Old El Paso* Chopped Green Chilies, drained


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  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, grate peel from limes; place in small bowl. Squeeze juice from limes; add to peel in bowl. Stir in dressing and taco seasoning mix. Stir avocado into dressing mixture.
  • 3
    In large serving bowl, toss pasta with all remaining ingredients. Pour dressing mixture over salad; toss gently to mix. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving to blend flavours.

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