Chipotle Pasta Salad

This is a super-easy pasta salad that makes for a nice change of pace from the traditional macaroni salad. Use macaroni or any other small pasta shape. The recipe comes from The New Best Recipe.

Chipotle Pasta Salad

Serves: 2-4
Time to make: ~15 minutes

What you need:

  • ¼ lb. macaroni or other small pasta, cooked
  • 1 whole garlic clove
  • ¼ cup frozen corn
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. chipotle in adobo, minced
  • ½ tbsp. lemon juice
  1. In a dry nonstick skillet, toast the garlic clove and corn until the corn is spotty brown, about 5 minutes
  2. Mince the garlic and combine with the corn, scallions, tomatoes and pasta
  3. Mix the mayonnaise, chipotle and lemon juice
  4. Toss the pasta with the mayonnaise mixture until well-combined

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One thought on “Chipotle Pasta Salad

  1. cookingchat 20 January 2007 at 5:49 am

    sounds like a good combination! And BTW, please do join us for Leftover Tuesdays…if serendipity allows of course!

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