Pasta Salad

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 8 min
  • total: 28 min
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  • Summary

    A summer classic - Easy Pasta Salad packed with flavor and crispy fresh broccoli then marinated with a zesty Italian dressing. Leftovers are the best!

    Ingredients

    • For the Pasta Salad:
    • 12 ounce package of Tri-Color Rotini Pasta (or your favorite pasta noodle)
    • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half
    • ½ of a sweet onion, like Walla Walla or Vidalia, diced
    • 1 cup assorted olives, sliced
    • 2 Cups Broccoli Florets
    • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, like Lawry's
    • 12 ounces cheddar or Colby cheese, sliced in match stick pieces
    • For the Zesty Italian Dressing:
    • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
    • ? - ½ cup olive oil, or canola oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 294 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.93%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.18%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 512 mg 21.34%
    • Calcium: 28 mg 2.77%
    • Potassium: 178 mg 5.1%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.08%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 8.01%
    • Vitamin C 36.12%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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