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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Yogurt Salsa Dressing Recipe

Whip up this healthy southwestern whole wheat pasta salad for your next barbecue. It gets its flavor from black beans, corn and an easy yogurt salsa dressing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: Southwestern
Keyword: Vegetarian, Whole Wheat Recipe
Servings: 12 Cups
Calories: 202kcal


The Dressing:

  • 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup salsa your favorite kind
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste


  • Cook the penne according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pasta, corn kernels, black beans, red bell pepper, cilantro and green onion.
  • Toss with the dressing. Serve.

The Dressing:

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the yogurt, salsa, cumin and salt. Taste and season with more salt, if desired.


Weight Watchers Points: 4 (Points+), 3 (Old Points)


Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 14.6mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg