Cinco de Mayo Pasta Salad with Jicama, Avocado and Lime + Giveaway
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Cinco de Mayo Pasta Salad with Jicama, Avocado and Lime + Giveaway

Cinco de mayo pasta salad

 

Disclaimer: This recipe post and giveaway is sponsored by Dreamfield’s Pasta. 

 

We’re celebrating SPRING here at Robinsbite today with this Cinco de Mayo pasta salad.  

Here in Texas, one often sees a snack made simply of jicama (pronounced hick-a-ma), lime and cumin. For a long time, I was jicama adverse. Just couldn’t get on board with it for some reason. However, after here for 25 years now, I’m a full fledged fan. FYI, a jicama is a Mexican yam or turnip. 

The pasta salad incorporates not only the crunchy bite of the jicama, but the creaminess of avocado, the saltiness of the cheese and the tartness of the lime. Finally, the cilantro brings it all together with the herbiness (is that a word?) flavor. For you cilantro haters, feel free to leave it out.  It’s also got a hefty dose of cumin and I love that the cumin is actually visable in the picture–thanks to the Dreamfields pasta! 

Speaking of the pasta, I’ve chosen to use the penne rigate in this dish. Did you know that Penne means quill shaped and rigate means with ridges?  Rotini noodles also work well in this dish. With 5 grams of fiber and 7 grams of protein, it’s a great option for a quick and healthy meal. Want more recipes? Head over to Dreamfields website. 

  

Spring into wellness

 

 

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And now, I’m excited to offer my very first giveaway!

 

dreamfields 

Bump up your nutrition this spring with a Dreamfields Pasta Family Pack (one box of each of the 7 cuts of pasta) + a food scale! 
 
All you have to do is “like” my Facebook page and Dreamfields Pasta Facebook page, and leave a comment telling me you did it. For an increased chance to win – “like” or “follow” Dreamfields  TwitterInstagram and Pinterest, and leave me another comment.  Deadline is April 30. 
 
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  • Deanna Segrave-Daly
    Posted at 15:51h, 23 April Reply

    Look at you with your first giveaway! It’s crazy, but this Italian gal has yet to try Dreamfield pasta – digging this salad so will give a whirl!

  • Sandy Headtke
    Posted at 17:38h, 23 April Reply

    Found you from the Dreamfields page which I have always liked and immediately”liked” your page. You solved my problem of what to make for a Cinco de Mayo party.

  • Sandy Headtke
    Posted at 17:40h, 23 April Reply

    I follow Dreamfields on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

  • John Q
    Posted at 07:14h, 24 April Reply

    This looks tasty! Great recipe and chance at some free pasta? Nice!

  • Christina
    Posted at 12:46h, 24 April Reply

    Double yum! I liked both yours and Dreamfield’s FB pages 🙂

  • Christina
    Posted at 12:47h, 24 April Reply

    And I follow all of Dreamfield’s social media 🙂

  • Rosemary Erickson
    Posted at 15:29h, 24 April Reply

    Liked both pages on FB…great prize pack 🙂

  • chickie brewer
    Posted at 20:48h, 24 April Reply

    Thank-you for this wonderful giveaway .. I followed the facebook pages and Pinterest.

  • Rebecca P.
    Posted at 01:20h, 25 April Reply

    Liked both on fb , followed on twitter and pinterest. thanks 🙂

  • cris
    Posted at 15:38h, 25 April Reply

    Liked your FB page and dreamfield’s FB page

  • cris
    Posted at 15:40h, 25 April Reply

    I also liked and followed on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

  • David
    Posted at 17:18h, 25 April Reply

    I like you both on facebook as David Lintz

  • David
    Posted at 17:19h, 25 April Reply

    I follow Dreamfields on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest as 1froglegs

  • Ashley
    Posted at 22:31h, 25 April Reply

    Like you and Dreamfields Pasta on Facebook

  • Ashley
    Posted at 22:32h, 25 April Reply

    I follow Dreamfields on Twitter as @aktheartist63 , Pinterest as Cricketlady29 and Instagram as aktheartist63

  • Carolsue
    Posted at 03:18h, 26 April Reply

    I like you both on Facebook as Carolsue Anderson

  • Carolsue
    Posted at 03:19h, 26 April Reply

    I follow Dreamfield on
    Twitter – @Sillysiamese
    Instagram – @Cezovski9
    Pinterest – @Cezovski9

  • Susan Christy
    Posted at 22:13h, 29 April Reply

    Like you and Dreamfields on FB

  • Elizabeth Shaw
    Posted at 16:00h, 30 April Reply

    Congratulations! I have never done a giveaway so I could only imagine how exciting this must be! Your recipe looks great and I just liked your page and the pasta page! I can’t wait to try this.
    Thanks and good luck!

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    Posted at 17:38h, 30 April Reply

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