Mexican Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Mexican Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe


1 (8 3/4 ounce) can whole kernel corn , drained
1 small zucchini , cut in half lengthwise, then sliced
8 ounces penne pasta (2 cups uncooked)
2 cooked chicken breasts , diced (about 2 cups)
1 (4 -7 ounce) can green chilies
1/2-1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
2 cups lettuce , chopped
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 -2 stalk celery , sliced thin
1 medium sweet red pepper , sliced
1 medium green pepper , sliced (optional)
4 green onions , sliced

1/4 cup sour cream or 1/4 cup yogurt
2 tablespoons ReaLime juice
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 cup mayonnaise
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

How To Make Mexican Chicken Pasta Salad:

Cook pasta according to package directions, drain, rinse, and set aside. Combine all vegetables in a large bowl. Combine all dressing ingredients; stir thoroughly. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Chill 1 hour, then serve. Note: Instead of mixing lettuce into salad, you can layer it on top to keep it from wilting.

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