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A zesty blend of vine-ripened tomatoes and diced green chilies.

Calico Pasta Salad

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A colorful pasta and vegetable salad accompanied with a side of sliced orange and avocado

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  • Prep Time: 30 Min
  • Total Time: 90 Min
  • Makes: 4 servings (1-1/2 cups salad with fruit side each)

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  • 1 cup dry whole grain penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 can (10 oz each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz each) Ranch Style® Black Beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup diced Pepper Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup light Italian dressing
  • 1 orange, peeled, sliced
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, sliced
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Combine pasta, undrained tomatoes, beans, corn, cheese, celery and onions in medium bowl. Add dressing; mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  3. Serve pasta salad with orange and avocado slices on lettuce leaves, if desired, alongside.



  • Calories: 338
  • Serving Size: 4 servings (1-1/2 cups salad with fruit side each)

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Nutrition Information
Amount per Serving
Calories 338  
    % Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 gram 21%
Saturated fat 4 gram 18%
Cholesterol 16 mg 5%
Sodium 807 mg 34%
Carbohydrate 48 gram 16%
Dietary fiber 12 gram 47%
Sugars 8 gram
Protein 12 gram
Vitamin A   16%
Vitamin C   49%
Calcium   15%
Iron   15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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  • Ruthie

    December 22, 2012

    A new twist on the old pasta salad! Zippy! We love it!

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