A Pool-Side Bash

Seashell Summer Pasta

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Eric McNatt

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups small pasta shells
  • 1/2 lb. green beans, cut in 1" pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow squash
  • 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut in 1" pieces or 1 1/2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 3/4 cup low-fat vinaigrette dressing

Instructions:

Step 1: Cook pasta according to the package directions. During last 5 minutes of cooking, add beans and squash. Drain and cool.

Step 2: Toss cooked pasta and vegetables with remaining ingredients in a large serving bowl. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutritional Facts:

Each Serving: 190 calories, 5 g protein, 32 g carbohydrate, 5 g fat (0 g saturated), 3 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 28 mg calcium, 2 mg iron, 272 mg sodium.

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