Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


10 people

Send taste buds south of the border with this lively pasta salad. Makes an excellent change-of-pace side dish for those summer cookouts.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick


  • 8 ounces rotini pasta
  • 2 cups fresh or corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet Collection Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Cumin, Ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 can (4 1/2 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained


  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package, adding corn during last 3 minutes of cooking. Rinse under cold water; drain well.
  • 2 Mix mayonnaise, lime juice, chili powder, cumin and salt in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add pasta and remaining ingredients; toss until well coated.
  • 3 Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.


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