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Mexican Pasta Salad

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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SALAD DRESSING:
2 tbsp (30 mL) sour cream

2 tbsp (30 mL) salsa (mild, medium or hot)

VEGETABLES AND FRUIT:
1/4 cup (60 mL) diced avocado

4 cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup (60 mL) diced English cucumber
2 tbsp (30 mL) frozen corn kernels

PROTEIN:
1/4 cup (60 mL) cubed Canadian Cheddar
1/4 cup (60 mL) canned mixed beans (reduced sodium), rinsed

GRAINS AND GREENS:
1/2 cup (125 mL) cooked fusilli pasta

Yields: 1

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/recipes/mexican-pasta-salad?source=calendar
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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Yields 1

Meals in a jar, salads on the go.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Yields 1

Did you know that the same quantity of milk always contains the same vitamins and minerals?

Whether skim, 1, 2 or 3.25% fat, milk provides essentially the same amount of vitamins and minerals.


Ingredients


SALAD DRESSING:
2 tbsp (30 mL) sour cream

2 tbsp (30 mL) salsa (mild, medium or hot)

VEGETABLES AND FRUIT:
1/4 cup (60 mL) diced avocado

4 cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup (60 mL) diced English cucumber
2 tbsp (30 mL) frozen corn kernels

PROTEIN:
1/4 cup (60 mL) cubed Canadian Cheddar
1/4 cup (60 mL) canned mixed beans (reduced sodium), rinsed

GRAINS AND GREENS:
1/2 cup (125 mL) cooked fusilli pasta

Preparation

  1. Make the salad dressing.

  2. Prepare the salad fixings.

  3. Place all the ingredients in a jar in the following order: 
    • Salad dressing

    • Firm vegetables and fruit (cherry tomatoes, cucumber, onion, corn, celery, apple, grapes)

    • Soft vegetables and fruit (avocado, mushrooms, orange) 
    • Protein

    • Grains and greens 
  4. Cover tightly with the lid and refrigerate. Keeps up to 2 days. 
  5. When it’s time to eat, simply toss and enjoy!

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Did you know that the same quantity of milk always contains the same vitamins and minerals?

Whether skim, 1, 2 or 3.25% fat, milk provides essentially the same amount of vitamins and minerals.

Did you know that the same quantity of milk always contains the same vitamins and minerals?

Whether skim, 1, 2 or 3.25% fat, milk provides essentially the same amount of vitamins and minerals.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 414 Calories
Protein: 18 g
Carbohydrate: 41 g
Fat: 22 g
Fibre: 7.8 g
Sodium: 577 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 29 % / 316 mg
Selenium: 53 %
Folate: 53 %
Phosphorus: 27 %
Vitamin C: 26 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 2/3 milk product serving(s) per person.

Did you know that 2 out of 3 Canadians are not getting enough daily milk products? Make sure you do! Learn more:

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