Pasta Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by micca124

Makes 6 servings



Grilled vegetable pasta salad with chicken, can be served with Sun-Dried Tomato Vingiagrette.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta Salad

1 Cooking spray
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup bell pepper
1 cup portabello mushrooms
1 cup onion
1 cup asparagus
1 cup peas
2 cups sliced cherry tomatoes
2 cups spinach
2 cups macaroni
2 cups grilled chicken breasts
1/2 cup feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Pasta Salad

  1. Halve and seed the bell peppers. Peel each onion and cut into 6 wedges.

  2. Coat bell peppers and onions with cooking spray. Place bell peppers and onions on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 15 minutes or until peppers are blackened, turning occasionally. Place peppers in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 15 minutes.

  3. Chop onions into 1-inch pieces; place in a large bowl. Peel and slice peppers into 1/2-inch strips; add to onions.

  4. Combine the oil, mushrooms, and asparagus; toss well to coat. Place mushrooms and asparagus on grill rack; grill 3 minutes on each side or until tender.

  5. Chop mushrooms into 1-inch pieces; add to onion mixture. Slice asparagus diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces; add to onion mixture.

  6. Add vegetable mixture and remaining ingredients to cooked pasta. Add dressing of your choice. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
579mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
31.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3.9g
16%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
23.0g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 84%
Calcium 11% Iron 17%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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