Southwestern Pasta Salad
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 package (16 ounces) small pasta shells
- 2/3 cup cider vinegar
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 6 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
- 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
- 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
- 1/2 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
- 3 tablespoons diced pimientos
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Place in a large bowl; add the vinegar and toss to combine.
- Stir in the celery, onions, green pepper, peas, corn, olives and pimientos. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir into pasta mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 295 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 554mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.
Jun 19, 2013
was o.k but not one of our favorites.
Aug 18, 2012
Very tasty. We used black beans instead of the peas. I might try cubed cheese in it next time.
Jan 15, 2010
This is a deliciously different pasta salad. A bit of spice adds zest but is not overwhelming. Easy to prepare ahead as well!