Elote Pasta Salad

Product Used: Elote Pasta Salad


Pasta Ingredients:

  • ½ C LALA® Queso Fresco + more for garnish
  • 8 oz. bow tie pasta
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 (10 oz.) bags frozen fire-roasted corn
  • ¼ C freshly chopped cilantro + more for garnish

Dressing Ingredients:

  • ½ C LALA® Crema
  • ¼ C mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • A couple pinches of tajin
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • Salt
  • Pepper


Cook pasta until al dente. Toss with 2 tsp of olive oil, salt, and pepper and set aside to cool at room temperature.

Cook corn according to packaging instructions and set aside to cool at room temperature.

In a bowl combine LALA® Crema, mayonnaise, 2 tbsp of olive oil, chili powder, garlic powder, tajin, lime zest and juice, and salt and pepper to taste.

Add cooled pasta, corn, LALA® Queso, and cilantro to a large bowl.

Pour most of the dressing over the pasta.

Toss until everything is well coated.

Transfer to a serving platter, drizzling with the remaining dressing. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and additional queso fresco if desired.