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Hearty Pasta Salad for Two

 Hearty Pasta Salad for Two
"Alter the vegetables any way you like! Sometimes I add tomatoes, squash or celery," notes Barbara Banski from Fenton, Michigan. "This yummy salad is always a hit at pot lucks."
2 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 6 slices pepperoni, chopped
  • 2 slices hard salami, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  • Drain pasta and rinse in cold water. Add to broccoli mixture; toss to
  • coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup (prepared with turkey pepperoni and reduced-fat dressing) equals 264 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 853 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.