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Spanish Pasta Salad

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Number of servings: 14


    • 4 cups cooked multicolored macaroni
    • 1 1/2 cups salsa, separated
    • 1 cup chopped red onion
    • 2 cups tomato
    • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
    • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
    • 1 cup cooked black or red beans
    • 1 cup cooked corn
    • 1 Tbsp cilantro


In a bowl, mix macaroni and 1/2 cup salsa. Cool in refrigerator for 30 minutes; then add rest of ingredients. Refrigerate at least 1 hour prior to serving.

Nutrition Facts
Spanish Pasta Salad
Serving Size 1/14 salad
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g  
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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