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Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by carrieberyl

Makes 2 servings



served cold and a great lunch to pack if you don't like the microwave

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Pasta Salad

30 grams red peppers
30 grams yellow peppers
30 grams green peppers
88 grams sliced black olives
12 grams pine nuts
30 grams parmesan cheese
90 grams rotini
2 tablespoons pesto

Recipe Directions for Pesto Pasta Salad

  1. cook pasta and rinse with cold water, let sit in strainer.

  2. in mixing bowl add chopped peppers, olives, pine nuts and parmesan.

  3. once pasta is cold and dry add to bowl with pesto.

  4. mix ingredients all together, refrigerate or serve.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
402
Calories from Fat
187
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.8g
32%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Potassium
164mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
42.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
15.1g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 104%
Calcium 26% Iron 26%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin C
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