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

Source: Parents Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

101 calories; 3 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 173 mg sodium. 14 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 5 g protein; 81 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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