Cold pasta salads make perfect packable lunches for school, work, picnics and parties. This easy recipe is healthy with whole wheat pasta and fresh produce.

Zesty Pasta Salad

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Servings 6 Prep Time 20minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 20minutes
Cold pasta salads make perfect packable lunches for school, work, picnics and parties. This easy recipe is healthy with whole wheat pasta and fresh produce.
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup lowfat Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups whole wheat pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
Directions
  1. Combine dressing, basil, and garlic in small bowl.
  2. Place pasta in large bowl; add tomatoes, avocado, mushrooms and onion. Add dressing and toss until evenly coated.
Suggested Sides
1 hard-cooked egg 1 cup raspberries topped with ¼ cup lowfat vanilla yogurt and 2 Tbsp. granola A glass of 1% milk
Nutritional Value
 
  • Calories 528
  • Fat 17g
  • Protein 29g
  • Carbohydrate 84g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Cholesterol 231mg
  • Sodium 417mg
  • Calcium 45% DV
  • Vitamin A 24% DV
  • Vitamin C 178% DV
  • Iron 19% DV
  • Calories 528
  • Fat 17g
  • Protein 29g
  • Carbohydrate 84g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Cholesterol 231mg
  • Sodium 417mg
  • Calcium 45% DV
  • Vitamin A 24% DV
  • Vitamin C 178% DV
  • Iron 19% DV
 
Tags , , , ,
Servings 6 Prep Time 20minutes
Servings 6 Prep Time 20minutes
Cold pasta salads make perfect packable lunches for school, work, picnics and parties. This easy recipe is healthy with whole wheat pasta and fresh produce.
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup lowfat Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups whole wheat pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
Directions
  1. Combine dressing, basil, and garlic in small bowl.
  2. Place pasta in large bowl; add tomatoes, avocado, mushrooms and onion. Add dressing and toss until evenly coated.
Suggested Sides
1 hard-cooked egg 1 cup raspberries topped with ¼ cup lowfat vanilla yogurt and 2 Tbsp. granola A glass of 1% milk
Nutritional Value
 
  • Calories 528
  • Fat 17g
  • Protein 29g
  • Carbohydrate 84g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Cholesterol 231mg
  • Sodium 417mg
  • Calcium 45% DV
  • Vitamin A 24% DV
  • Vitamin C 178% DV
  • Iron 19% DV
  • Calories 528
  • Fat 17g
  • Protein 29g
  • Carbohydrate 84g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Cholesterol 231mg
  • Sodium 417mg
  • Calcium 45% DV
  • Vitamin A 24% DV
  • Vitamin C 178% DV
  • Iron 19% DV
 

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