Fajita Pasta Salad. A delicious vegetable filled salad recipe that's high in protein and makes a great BBQ side dish.
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Fajita Pasta Salad

This fajita pasta salad is a delicious vegetable filled salad recipe that's high in protein and makes a great BBQ side dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword fajita pasta salad
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 12 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 286kcal
Author Randa Derkson

Ingredients

  • 1 package Catelli Smart Bows
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts sliced
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper sliced
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup corn roasted
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 purple onion
  • Optional: cilantro

Fajita Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup avocado oil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 4 tbsps red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsps cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
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Instructions

  • Cook the Catelli Smart Bows according to the directions on the box, drain and add to a large bowl.
  • Add the cooked chicken, spinach, sliced peppers, onion, corn, and black beans
  • Mix together the fajita vinaigrette ingredients and pour over the fajita pasta salad. Mix.
  • Cover with saran wrap and refrigerate, stirring every hour, until cold.
  • Top with optional cilantro

To roast corn

  • Preheat oven to 425. Place corn (I used frozen) on a baking sheet with a sprinkle of salt and roast for 5 minutes or until it starts to golden up

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.2g | Protein: 11.3g | Fat: 12.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Cholesterol: 16.5mg | Sodium: 88.9mg | Fiber: 5.8g | Sugar: 2.9g