Southwestern Chicken Pasta Salad

This Southwestern dinner is just 30 minutes away. Chicken pasta salad made special using Green Giant® SteamCrisp® corn and Old El Paso® salsa.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
oz. (2 cups) uncooked rainbow rotini (spiral pasta)
1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen southwestern-flavored cooked chicken breast strips, thawed, diced
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
1
large tomato, chopped
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Niblets® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, drained
1/2
cup sliced green onions
4
oz. (1 cup) finely shredded Mexican cheese blend
3/4
cup mayonnaise
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
(11-oz.) pkg. torn romaine and iceberg lettuce blend (6 cups)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Cook and drain rotini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix chicken, avocado, tomato, corn, onions and cheese. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and salsa.
  • 3 Add rotini to salad; stir gently to mix. Add mayonnaise mixture to salad; toss to coat. Arrange lettuce blend on individual plates. Spoon salad over lettuce. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    565
    (
    Calories from Fat
    325),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    36g
    36%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    775mg
    775%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    24%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    16%;
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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