An easy to make pasta salad with all the Tex Mex Southwest flavors we love! Includes a easy to make Fresh Tomato Vinaigrette recipe.
Bring large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse.
While pasta is cooking, prepare dressing by combining all ingredients in a blender or food processor for 10 seconds or so until well combined. (taste for salt, pepper, seasoning). Pour into jar and store in fridge until ready to use.
Combine cooked and drained pasta with prepared veggies.
Top with dressing and mix. You will not need all the dressing. Save what you don't need to dress up the leftovers!
Taste for seasoning! More salt, pepper?
Top with avocado and crumbled cheese right before serving
Nutrition information is for a heaping cup of salad with 2 tablespoons of dressing.