Pasta salad with corn, pumpkin, and chicken cubes


For the salad

2 L of water
1/2 teaspoon of salt
200 g of Vaqueros KIDS! La Moderna® pasta
2 tablespoons of canola oil
1 teaspoon of ground piquin chili
1 finely chopped garlic clove
1 pinch of salt and black pepper
1 medium-sized chicken breast, cubed
1 pumpkin, sliced into half-moons and blanched
1 cup of yellow corn kernels
1 small red bell pepper, cubed
1 cup of baby spinach leaves

For the vinaigrette

3 tablespoons of canola oil
1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon of honey
1 pinch of salt and black pepper


For the pasta

Step 1

Heat water with salt un a pot until it boils.

Step 2

Immediately add Vaqueros KIDS! La Moderna® pasta and check the cooking times indicated on the package.

Step 3

Drain and set aside.

Step 4

Combine canola oil, ground piquin chili, rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

Step 5

Add the chicken cubes and stir to coat them with all the flavor.

Step 6

Cook them in a hot skillet until they are browned and fully cooked in the center.

Step 7

Mix the cooked chicken with the pasta in a bowl.

For the vinaigrette

Step 1

Place all the ingredients in a jar with a lid and shake vigorously until they emulsify.

Step 2

Dress the salad with the vinaigrette and stir to incorporate the flavors.

Step 3

Serve in individual bowls and enjoy.

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