Baja Style Pasta Salad

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Give your pasta salad a fresh kick of flavor!


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 16 oz. Hodgson Mill Ultragrain® Penne with Quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup red, orange, and yellow bell peppers, chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh
  • 8 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Manchego cheese, freshly grated for topping


Add all of the Creamy Blender Avocado Sauce ingredients to a bowl or blender blend until creamy and smooth.

In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat. Add bell peppers, and garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes, or until red peppers are crisp-tender.

Add cooked Hodgson Mill Ultragrain Penne, Avocado Sauce, corn kernels, and black beans and heat thru.

Garnish with fresh cilantro or fresh lime juice. 

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