Mexican Pasta Salad

Mexican Pasta Salad

Made with only six ingredients, Mexican Pasta Salad is a quick and easy 20-minute meal. You can enjoy it for lunch, dinner, or anything else in between. Whenever you have it, Mexican Pasta Salad is a wonderfully flavourful meal.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 (750 gram) package of macaroni noodles
  • 1 ( 540 mL) can of black beans
  • 1 (341 mL) can of corn
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup fat free sour cream
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro (optional as garnish)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, over medium heat sauté onion for 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly translucent.
  3. Pour in the drained can of black beans and corn. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. To make the sauce, combine salsa and sour cream.
  5. Assemble the pasta salad. Stir noodles with sautéd vegetables and sauce. Mix to combine.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours to let the flavours combine.
  7. Plate, garnish with cilantro, and enjoy!

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