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Mexican Pasta Salad
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Mexican Street Corn, Black Bean and Chicken Pasta Salad

Delicious Mexican Pasta Salad with street corn, black beans and chicken - simple to throw together and the perfect side dish!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword pasta, pasta salad, side dish, Mexican
Servings 5 people
Author Sheryl


  • 1 lb rotini pasta cooked according to box directions
  • 1 C rotisserie chicken cut into 1" pieces
  • 14 oz yellow sweet corn drained
  • 14 oz black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 ea jalapeno peppers seeded and diced
  • 1/2 C cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 ea avocados pitted and cubed
  • 1.25 C queso fresco cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 C cilantro chopped
  • 1 C ranch dressing
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp water


  • Place a baking mat or foil on a baking pan and spread the corn evenly over it. Place under the broiler, keeping a sharp eye, until it just begins to char. Remove and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the ranch dressing and taco seasoning together. Add water if necessary if you prefer yours to be thin.
  • In a large bowl, add the pasta, chicken, corn, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, avocados and 1 cup of the cheese. Toss with dressing.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and remaining cheese and serve.