Mix together two favorite dishes with our twisted Taco Pasta Salad! With whole wheat pasta, this Taco Pasta Salad fits into your smart eating plan.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
3/4 cup KRAFT Lite Ranch Dressing
2 Tbsp. lime juice
1 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
3 cups whole wheat rotini pasta, cooked, rinsed until cooled
4 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves
1 can (15.5 oz.) black beans, rinsed
1 tomato, chopped
1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
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Let's Make It
Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl.
Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
Serve with a small apple and 1 cup fat-free chocolate milk to complete the meal.
Salad can be made ahead of time. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Or, freeze 1-cup portions in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags. Remove from freezer just before packing in an insulated lunch bag. By lunchtime, the salad should be thawed and ready to be enjoyed.
Prepare using whole wheat medium pasta shells.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 36g
Dietary Fibers 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
10 servings, about 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.