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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 313.8
  • Total Fat: 11.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g

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Cucumber pasta salad with Nana's dressing

Submitted by: ACHRISTINE82

Introduction

A super light pasta dish for summer. Olive oil, red wine vinegar, and seasonings make a tangy dressing for cucumbers and pasta. Serve cold for a refreshing and light meal or as a side to chicken or pork. A super light pasta dish for summer. Olive oil, red wine vinegar, and seasonings make a tangy dressing for cucumbers and pasta. Serve cold for a refreshing and light meal or as a side to chicken or pork.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 box (16oz) Rigatoni pasta (can use penne or other similar size)
    1 large cucumber, quartered and sliced
    2 med scallions (green onion) sliced thinly
    6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    6 Tbsp red wine vinegar (sparks only has cider vinegar listed)
    1 Tbsp sugar
    1/2 tsp garlic salt
    1/4 tsp dried mint

Directions

Cook and drain pasta according to directions. Rinse to cool quickly. In the meantime, quarter and slice cucumber and slice scallion. In a large salad bowl, Mix together the vinegar, sugar, garlic salt, and mint. May use more seasonings to your taste, but it will alter the nutritional value. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Toss in the drained pasta, cucumber, and onion. Refridgerate until well chilled, 1-2 hours, or prepare 1 day ahead for best flavor. Serve with extra mint and vinegar on top for extra zing. Enjoy!

Serving Size: makes 8 1-cup servings or 16 half cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ACHRISTINE82.






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  • This recipe is awesome. Instead of the mint, I used dill, and I've come back to make it again, and to add it as a favorite! Thank you for sharing this :) - 7/14/12

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