Pasta Salad

Side Dishes | Snacks | Vegetarian | WIC Friendly

With whole wheat pasta and lots of veggies, this flavor-filled salad really satisfies.

Pasta Salad
10
Servings
20 minutes
Total Time
$1.00
Cost per serving
Serving size:1/2 cup
Prep time:20 minutes
Total time:20 minutes
Equipment:

Large bowl

Cutting board

Small bowl

Utensils:

Knife

Mixing spoon

Whisk or fork

Ingredients

1 16 ounce box whole wheat bow tie OR penne pasta, cooked, drained, and cooled

5 cups chopped vegetables (bell pepper, cucumber, broccoli, grape tomatoes, etc.)

1 cup low-fat mayonnaise

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning OR 1 teaspoon fresh chopped basil and oregano

1 lemon, juiced (about 4 tablespoons)

Instructions

1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, and produce.

2. In a large bowl combine cooked pasta and prepared vegetables. Mix well.

3. In a small bowl, add mayonnaise, Italian seasoning, and lemon juice and mix together with a fork or whisk.

4. Drizzle dressing over vegetables and pasta. Toss to combine.

5. Cover and refrigerate 1-2 hours to enhance flavors.

Tips

  • To get 5 cups of fresh vegetables you can use: 2 bell peppers, 1 cucumber, 2 cups of broccoli florets, and 1 cup of halved grape tomatoes.
  • You can use frozen vegetables but defrost first and then drain well to remove excess moisture.
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Ingredients

What goes in Pasta Salad?

Red Bell Pepper
Bell Pepper
Broccoli
Broccoli
Cucumber
Cucumber
Whole Grain Pasta
Whole Grain Pasta
Grape Tomatoes
Grape Tomatoes

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
140
TOTAL FAT
6g
SODIUM
210mg
TOTAL CARBS
20g
PROTEIN
4g
See complete nutrition facts >>
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