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Pasta Vegetable Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by cumin

Makes 4 servings



It only takes minutes to cook the tricolor pasta, but to really beat the clock, chop the vegetables ahead of time. May give the salad a southwestern flair by adding black beans, frozen corn and salsa. Top it off with a tomato-based dressing that I've spiced up with taco seasoning.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta Vegetable Salad

8 oz pasta, tricolor spiral, uncooked
4 oz pasta, tricolor spiral uncooked
1/2 cup fresh broccoli florets
1/2 cup cauliflower
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup sliced carrot
1/3 cup ranch salad dressing

Recipe Directions for Pasta Vegetable Salad

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water. Place in a large bowl; add vegetables. Drizzle with salad dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours

  2. . Yield: 4 servings. Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Categories

Pasta, Vegetables, Salads, Side Dish, Boil, Chill

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 165.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
266
Calories from Fat
19
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.1g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Sodium
161mg
7%
Potassium
312mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
50.8g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
10.7g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 3% 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
95% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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