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Garden Pasta Salad_small

Garden Pasta Salad

Prep time:
15 minutes 
Cooking time:
15 minutes 
Total time:
30 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 6 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/6 of recipe 

x 6 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
190.0 
Carbohydrates:
36.0g
Protein:
8.0g
Fat:
1.0g
Cholesterol:
26.0mg
Sodium:
188.0mg

Food Choices

Starch:
1.0 
Vegetable:
2.0 
Fruit:
0.0 
Protein:
0.0 
Fat:
0.0 
Milk:
0.0 
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For a low-calorie side dish try this Garden Pasta Salad recipe. Penne pasta is combined with bell pepper, peas, sugar snap peas, carrots, fat-free milk, fat-free mayo, red wine vinegar and green peppercorns.

Ingredients

  • 1   pound(s)  penne or medium pasta shells, cooked and cooled
  • 1   yellow or red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1/2   cup(s)  fresh or thawed frozen peas, cooked
  • 1/2   cup(s)  green onions, sliced
  • 1/2   cup(s)  sugar snap peas, blanched
  • 1/2   cup(s)  carrots, sliced
  • 1   cup(s)  fat-free milk
  • 1/2   cup(s)  fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2   cup(s)  red wine vinegar
  • 1/4   cup(s)  fresh parsley, minced
  • 2   Tbsp  green peppercorns, drained and crushed (optional)
  • 3   packets sugar substitute
  • 1   salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Combine pasta, bell pepper, peas, green onions, snap peas and carrots in salad bowl. Blend milk and mayonnaise in medium bowl until smooth. Stir in vinegar, parsley, peppercorns, if desired and sugar substitute.
  2. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat; season to taste with salt and pepper.

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