The times are getting longer and the climate is warming up, summer time is across the nook buddies! One in every of my favourite dishes to whip up when the climate is sweet is an efficient pasta salad. They’re good to take alongside to a BBQ particularly when you’re brief on time. My zesty corn pasta salad is so flavorful and positive to be an enormous hit at any get-together. You may simply prep it the evening earlier than and go away it to relax within the fridge. Makes 10- 1 cup servings, 2-4PP per serving relying in your 0PP meals, and simply 119 energy.

Components used…

  • Rotini pasta
  • corn
  • onion
  • crimson pepper
  • cherry tomatoes
  • Mayonaise
  • Greek yogurt
  • Bitter cream
  • Contemporary limes
  • Garlic cloves
  • Chili powder
  • Salt/pepper
  • Feta cheese

Suggestions & solutions…

Need to make this extra of a Mexican avenue corn pasta salad? Use contemporary roasted corn from the cob. You can too use frozen corn, simply dethaw earlier than utilizing.

Be at liberty so as to add in any contemporary veggies to this dish, diced celery, zucchini, or shredded carrots.

I like feta cheese in pasta salad however you can all the time mess around with totally different cheeses, any shredded cheese will work simply as nicely.

This salad might be prepped the evening earlier than and left within the fridge in a single day, if you’re doing this then stir within the feta cheese simply earlier than serving.

Retailer any leftovers in an air-tight container within the fridge for as much as 4 days.

 

 

Zesty corn pasta salad

2-4PP per 1 cup serving

  • 8 oz rotini pasta *measured dry- about 2 cups
  • 2 cups canned corn, drained nicely
  • 1/2 cup crimson onion, diced
  • 1 crimson pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup mild mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain 0% greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup fats free bitter cream
  • Juice of two limes
  • 1 tbsp actual lime zest
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1.5 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup mild crumbled feta
  • Boil pasta based on package deal, rinse beneath chilly water, and put aside.

  • In a small bowl combine collectively the mayo, yogurt, bitter cream, lime juice and zest, salt/pepper, and chili powder.

  • In a big bowl combine collectively the corn, onion, pepper, cherry tomatoes, and garlic. Add within the pasta then fold within the sauce combination. Gently stir within the feta cheese.

  • Chill within the fridge till you’re able to serve, makes 10- 1 cup servings.

Private Factors- 2-4 relying in your 0PP meals Good Factors- purple- 2, blue/green-4 Factors Plus- 4 Dietary data per 1 cup serving.. Energy 119..Fats 3.3g..Sat fats 1g…Carbs 18.2g…Fiber 2g…Sugar 3.9g…Sodium 272.2mg…Protein 4.2g *utilizing my health pal *contains all components 

In search of some related dishes, attempt my rooster & broccoli pasta salad or my candy corn salad.