Taco Pasta Salad

Tacos - delicious. Pasta salad - delicious. Put them together - deliciousness explosion! Yeah, I'm excited about this one. Spicy, tangy, crunchy, and crazy good!

Taco Pasta Salad - The Aloha Files

Taco Pasta Salad - The Aloha Files

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

Taco Pasta Salad
  • 2 cups pasta, uncooked
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped - optional
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 4 tbsp salsa
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • tortilla chips
  • 1 tsp tapatio or other hot sauce


  • Start the Pasta

    Cook the pasta on your stove top and drain under cold water when done.

    Chop and Mix

    Chop the rest of the veggies and add to a large bowl. Mix in the lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salsa, and tapatio (or other hot sauce).

    Mix in the cooled pasta and crush in a few handfuls of tortilla chips.

    Eat right away or refrigerate for a few hours! Add any additional hot sauce or salsa to taste and enjoy! 

    Taco Pasta Salad - The Aloha Files

    Taco Pasta Salad - The Aloha Files