Salads

Texan Gals' Pasta Salad

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This easy make-ahead pasta is great for picnics and parties or lunch on the go. It is a tasty mix of ranch, arugula, corn, roasted tomatoes, black beans, and bacon mixed with cold pasta.

6
8 oz. rotini pasta
3 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled (add more if you are a bacon lover or if you are sharing your pasta with hungry guys)
2-3 cups arugula
Chili powder
Salt & Pepper
3 tbsp. Ranch dressing
1 cup black beans rinsed and drained
2 cups cherry tomatoes or grape heirloom tomatoes, cut in half
1 ear of corn, husks removed
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cool water. Set aside. Place tomatoes in a bowl and toss with a little olive oil and salt and pepper. Pour tomatoes into foil and wrap them...
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Nutritions

Calories
264

Sodium
205mg
8% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
27g
9% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV