A-B-C Pasta Salad

Since you cook the noodles and veggies at the same time, this vitamin Apacked side is good to go in 15 minutes. Take extra dressing to the picnic in case the pasta dries out.

A-B-C Pasta Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole-grain alphabet pasta
  • 2/3 cup minced carrot
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup diced part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup light Italian or balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing

Make It

1. Cook pasta (we used Eden's Organic Vegetable Alphabet) according to the package directions. Add the carrots and peas during the last minute of cooking. Drain and rinse with cold water.

2. In a large bowl with a lid, gently mix together the pasta, vegetables, mozzarella cheese, and salad dressing. Cover the bowl and pack for transporting outdoors.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 101, Fat, total (g): 3, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 14, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 173, calcium (mg): 81, iron (mg): 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.