Cubano Pasta Salad with Mojo Dressing

Cubano Pasta Salad with Mojo Dressing
Cubano Pasta Salad with Mojo Dressing
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Your favorite Cubano Sandwich turned into mouthwatering colorful Cuban Pasta Salad with zesty Mojo Dressing! This tangy, flavorful pasta salad is hearty, comforting and vibrant, loaded with fixings but is wonderfully simple to make.  It makes an in-demand recipe potluck side and a fantastic make-ahead weeknight dinner too!

    Ingredients

    • 20 oz. refrigerated cheese tortellini
    • 8 oz. 1/2-3/4" cubes pork roast (or cooked pork top loin)
    • 8 oz. 1/2-3/4" cubes honey glazed ham
    • 4 oz. 1/2-3/4" cubes salami or chopped sliced salami
    • 6 oz. 1/2-3/4" cubes Swiss cheese
    • 1 pint cherry tomatoes (halved)
    • 2/3 cup chopped Dill pickles
    • 3 tablespoons chopped pickled jalapenos (or more to taste)
    • 1/4 of a small red onion (thinly sliced)
    • 2 cups packed roughly chopped romaine lettuce
    • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
    • 2/3 cup olive oil or canola oil
    • 6 garlic cloves (minced)
    • 3 tablespoons orange juice
    • 1 tablespoon orange zest
    • Juice and zest of one lime
    • Juice and zest of one lemon
    • 1 tsp, EACH dried oregano, ground cumin
    • 1/2 tsp. EACH onion powder, salt
    • 1/4 tsp. EACH smoked paprika, pepper
    • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar ((optional for tangier dressing))

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 568 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 52.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 44.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 78 mg 26%
    • Sodium: 837 mg 34.89%
    • Calcium: 310 mg 30.97%
    • Potassium: 234 mg 6.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.75%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 12.14%
    • Vitamin C 11.91%
    • Vitamin D 1.49%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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