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Spiral Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

I have two kids and am always on the go, so I appreciate recipes that I can make ahead of time. This dish is easy to fix and perfect for taking along on picnics.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked drained spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, green pepper, celery, tomato and carrot. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 199 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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