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Wagon Wheel Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Summertime gatherings aren't complete without a refreshing pasta salad. This tasty version features a mayonnaise and picante dressing."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, beans, cheese, tomatoes, peppers and onions; mix well. Combine the mayonnaise, picante sauce, salt and cumin; pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.


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This is a WONDERFUL recipe! I've made it twice now, once at Christmas and once for a wedding shower. The yield is very large so I would recommend cutting the ingredients (at least the pasta fo...

This had good flavor and I liked the variety of color to this salad. I added 1 seeded and diced cumcumber, substituted red onion for green onion and added a can of cannelini beans as well as the...

LOVE THIS. Made it the first time for a graduation party with a Mexican theme. Never tried it first...just took the dive based upon the ratings. A big hit. I followed the recipe exactly and have...

This was great. I used less mayo than it called for - about 1 and 1/2 to 1 and 1/3 cup as 2 cups seemed like a lot. I used spiral pasta and added a jalapeno for a bit more spice. My husband l...

I made this as a side at my daughter's second birthday party. It received rave reviews! Delicious and super easy! I did use the entire box of pasta, it would have been to "soupy" with just 3 cup...

I took a chance and made this over Memorial Day weekend for a large group. It was a huge hit! I'm not a good measurer so eyeballed some of the ingredients like the may and the salsa. I think you...

I just made this tonight, but haven't tasted it yet, as I'm letting the flavors meld. I did make some changes though; shredded cheddar cheese instead of cubes, 2 diced plum tomatoes instead of c...

Yum, this was delicious! I did make several additions -- used half a 16 oz. box of ditalini because it was what I had on hand, just 8 oz. of mayo (this was plenty, believe me!), probably didn't ...

This will be a salad that comes with me to every family party!!!! I never put in the green pepper and only used 1 cup of mayonnaise. I also added some chili seasoning and paprika instead of salt...