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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230.5
  • Total Fat: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.8 mg
  • Sodium: 187.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 5.4 g

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Cold Pasta Salad

Submitted by: WILLSWIMAGAIN
Cold Pasta Salad

Introduction

Packing lunches for school, work...multiple jobs? Here is a great trick. Build a basic cold pasta salad, separate into four serving and you are good to go in advance. Add an egg, tuna, or some lite salami if you want to perk it up. It is a great go to. Packing lunches for school, work...multiple jobs? Here is a great trick. Build a basic cold pasta salad, separate into four serving and you are good to go in advance. Add an egg, tuna, or some lite salami if you want to perk it up. It is a great go to.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    8oz dry tri-colored pasta
    2 sliced carrots
    1 sliced zucchini
    1 cup peas
    1 cup corn
    1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
    12 black olives sliced
    4 table spoons of extra virgin olive oil
    2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
    salt & pepper to taste
    Italian seasoning to taste

Directions

Measure out the pasta and boil till aldente, drain, a chill with cold water.
Bring a small pot of water to a boil
Add the slice the carrots, peas and corn. Boil till carrot is just tender. Drain and cool with cold water.
Add the pasta, carrots, corn & peas to a large bowl.
Incorporate the rest of the ingredients. (zucchini, red peppers, olives, olive oil, vinegar & seasoning.

Taste and season to preferred choice. Divide this into 4 serving in happy-go-lucky to-go containers.

I I want to beef up my meal that day I'll add tuna, an egg, avocado, lite salami, sliced ham...whatever is on hand that sounds good. You will need to add these calories.

Cheers!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WILLSWIMAGAIN.






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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I hate peas, so I left them out. I took the dish to a potluck and it was quite a success, very popular with the kids who are usually afraid to try new things. I like things a little spicier, but this was a great dish to share. - 2/28/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made thie recipe and I find kids more when I put a TBS of parmasean cheese in it. - 8/26/10

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