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Garden Veggie Pasta Salad Recipe

Garden Veggie Pasta Salad Recipe

This recipe pleasantly proves that making pasta salad doesn't have to be a time-consuming task, thanks to the head start from bottled salad dressing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the macaroni, tomatoes, green pepper, celery and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the salad dressing, mayonnaise and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 259 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 543 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.