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Florentine Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Florentine Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Florentine Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by storyarc

Makes 8 servings



Most delicious pasta salad EVER! lol

Recipe Ingredients for Florentine Pasta Salad

6 oz orzo pasta, dry
6 oz baby spinach, chopped
5 medium tomatoes, diced
6 oz black olives, sliced
2 1/4 oz pine nuts, toasted
2 1/2 oz romano cheese, shaved
2 oz parmigiano reggiano cheese, shaved
3 oz extra virgin olive oil
5 oz balsamic vinegar
4 oz lemon juice
2 tsp dijon mustard
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp pepper
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tbsp chopped basil

Recipe Directions for Florentine Pasta Salad

  1. Cook and drain pasta. Set aside to cool.

  2. Toast pine nuts. Set aside to cool.

  3. In large bowl, combine pasta, spinach, tomatoes, olives, pine nuts, and cheeses. Cover and refrigerate.

  4. In a blender or food processor, blend the rest of the ingredients until emulsified.

  5. Serve individual servings with dressing on the side or pour entire dressing over salad and toss then serve.

Categories

Cheese, Citrus, Herbs, Nuts, Pasta, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Brunch, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, Snacks, American, Italian, Christmas, Cocktail Party, Easter, Fourth of July, St. Patrick's Day, Super Bowl, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, Boil, No Cook, Roast, Toast, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 210.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
211
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.5g
36%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
519mg
22%
Potassium
404mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
24.4g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
10.6g
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 22% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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