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Penne Rigate Recipes

Penne with Jicama, Avocado and Lime

Course
Pasta Salad
Servings
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate (or Dreamfields Rotini)
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups cherry or teardrop tomatoes quartered
  • 1 cup jicama large dice
  • 1 cup Cotija cheese diced (see note below)
  • 1 avocado large dice
  • 1 tablespoon cumin ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • fresh black pepper
  • honey lime dressing (see below)

Honey Lime Dressing

  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Pasta Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Place in large bowl; set aside.
  2. Add beans, tomatoes, jicama and Cojtia cheese to pasta. Stir gently to mix ingredients well. Add avocado, cumin, salt and pepper; stir just enough to incorporate into pasta mixture, keeping avocado cubes intact.
  3. Add Honey Lime Dressing and cilantro; toss gently to coat completely.

Dressing Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in small jar with lid. Shake vigorously until well combined.

Based on 6 Servings

Based on 12 Servings

  • 225 Calories
  • 8 g Fat
  • 33 g Carbohydrates
  • 9 g Protein
  • 3 g Saturated Fat
  • 10 mg Cholesterol
  • 335 mg Sodium
  • 7 g Dietary Fiber

Note: 1 cup diced white sharp Cheddar cheese can be substituted for Cojtia cheese.

Nutrition Facts

450 Calories

66g Carbohydrates

5g Saturated Fat

670mg Sodium

15g Fat

18g Protein

20mg Cholesterol

13g Dietary Fiber

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