Fiesta Pasta Salad

Looking for a comfort yet festive dish to welcome the new season? Fall back with our guest Chef Alejandra Schrader Fiesta Pasta Salad!

  • Servings 2-4
  • 1 hr. 45 mins.
  • Easy

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 20 oz. package BUITONI® Refrigerated Three Cheese Tortellini
  • 2 ears of Corn, shucked
  • 1/3 cup fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • Coarse Sea Salt
  • Freshly ground Pepper
  • 2 Avocados, seeded, cut into 3/4” cubes
  • 8 oz. Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise
  • 4 oz. Sweet Peppers, sliced 1/4” rounds
  • 1/4 cup Green Onions

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini per package instructions. Set aside.
  2. Bring water to boil in large pot, add salt, and cook the corn for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Drain and set aside until corn is cool. Cut kernels off the cob.
  4. Refrigerate tortellini and corn for at least 1 hour.
  5. In a large bowl, mix extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. Whisk until emulsified; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add pasta to bowl and toss to coat.
  7. Add corn, avocado, cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers and green onions.
  8. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve immediately.
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