I first saw this Southwest corn salad recipe in the Omaha paper a few years ago. It's ideal for family get-togethers of all kinds. Hearty enough to serve during winter, this salad always brings back memories of summer picnics! —Joanna Lonnecker, Omaha, Nebraska
Southwest Corn Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine oil, vinegar, sugar, chili powder, salt and cumin; shake well. Pour over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
What variations of Southwest corn salad can I make?
This Southwest corn salad is super customizable. Swap the pasta for other carbs or grains and try adding in other beans, veggies (avocado!) and toppings. If you like this salad recipe, you'll love Corn and Black Bean Salad and Southwestern Pasta Salad.
Can I grill the corn for this Southwest corn salad?
Go for it! Grilled corn will give this Southwest corn salad extra smokiness. Here's how to grill corn.