Same-old pasta salad? Not so much. This jazzed-up Tex-Mex version with black beans, hot pepper sauce and ranch will give 'em a thrill at the next potluck.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1/2 cup KRAFT Classic Ranch Dressing
1/3 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
zest and juice from lime
2 tsp. hot pepper sauce
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
2 cups elbow macaroni, cooked, drained
1-1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed
4 green onions, thinly sliced
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Let's Make It
Mix dressing, mayo, lime zest, juice, pepper sauce and cumin in large bowl.
Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Trim 60 calories and 7 grams of fat per serving by preparing with KRAFT Lite Ranch Dressing and KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise.
Add 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro to dressing mixture before tossing with remaining ingredients.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 3/4 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.