Southwestern Pasta Salad

{This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Skinner® pasta.}

If you know anything about Texas or Texans, it’s that everything is bigger in Texas and Texans are very proud of Texas culture. We love Texas-themed everything and Skinner Texas Shape pasta is FUN! It’s the perfect base for pasta dishes to make when entertaining friends and family especially deep in the heart of Texas. This Southwestern Pasta Salad featuring Skinner Texas Shape pasta will be a perfectly delicious dish for any occasion. I’ve been a Texan for 13 years and I quickly learned that when it comes to food, Texans don't mess around. Like they say “Don’t Mess with Texas” especially our beloved food. Pasta dishes are a staple food in many Texas homes.

No matter the season or the occasion a chilled southwestern pasta salad is something everyone can enjoy, Texan or not. A quick and easy recipe means less time in the kitchen and more time to spend with friends and family. For many of Texans, the more time we spend with family and friends, the happier we are. Skinner pasta is great tasting, easy to cook with and always turns out right. It’s no surprise that Skinner is the #1 pasta in Texas!

Why I love Skinner pasta:
  • Great tasting
  • Wallet friendly
  • Has earned Non-GMO Project Verification
  • They offer a large variety of products

Southwestern pasta salad recipe

  • 1 bag Skinner pasta
  • 8oz Corn (canned)
  • 8oz Black Beans
  • Diced Roma Tomatoes
  • 8oz Ranch Dressing
  • 4 oz Salsa Verde
  • 4 oz Salsa
  • Cilantro (optional)
  • Lime (optional)

  • Prepare pasta as directed.
  • Drain pasta.
  • Warm corn and black beans in a sauce pan.
  • Mix together ranch and salsas in a bowl.
  • Diced tomatoes.
  • Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Serve chilled.

Skinner has a variety of pasta products available including quintessential varieties like spaghetti, fettuccine, elbows, and penne, plus options like dumplings or fideo mediano, The Texas Shape pasta is a favorite in our household., Skinner is perfect for weeknight meals or special occasion dishes. Visit for a variety of Skinner pasta products and recipe ideas.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Skinner® pasta.
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