Pasta salad with a southwestern twist
Roasted Chili Corn Pasta Salad
Meet one of our favorite summer pasta salads - with a southwestern twist. McCormick Original Chili Seasoning Mix adds a bold, spicy flavor to this easy side that’s guaranteed to be the star of the party.
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
8 ounces pasta, such as bow-tie pasta
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
4 cups (about 5 ears) fresh corn kernels
1 package McCormick Chili Seasoning Mix, Original
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped jalape ±o pepper
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup crumbled Cotija cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
Cook pasta as directed on package. Rinse under cold water; drain well. Set aside.
Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add corn; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in Seasoning Mix. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add bell pepper, red onion and jalape ±o peppers; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Remove skillet from heat.
Toss pasta, corn mixture and lime juice in large bowl until well blended. Garnish with Cotija cheese and cilantro.