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


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Instructions Checklist
  • 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;