Southwestern Chicken Pasta Salad

Southwestern Chicken Pasta Salad

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy this delicious pasta salad flavored with Old El Paso® salsa and made using chicken and Green Giant® SteamCrisp® corn - perfect for a Southwestern meal.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

6
oz. (2 cups) uncooked rainbow rotini (spiral pasta)
1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen southwestern-flavored cooked chicken breast strips, thawed, diced
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
1
large tomato, chopped
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Niblets® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, drained
1/2
cup sliced green onions
4
oz. (1 cup) finely shredded Mexican cheese blend
3/4
cup mayonnaise
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
(11-oz.) pkg. torn romaine and iceberg lettuce blend (6 cups)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Cook and drain rotini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix chicken, avocado, tomato, corn, onions and cheese. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and salsa.
  3. Add rotini to salad; stir gently to mix. Add mayonnaise mixture to salad; toss to coat. Arrange lettuce blend on individual plates. Spoon salad over lettuce. Sprinkle with cilantro.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 565
    • (Calories from Fat 325),
  • Total Fat 36g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 775mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.