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Chilled Tomato and Vegetable Pasta Salad

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Chilled Tomato and Vegetable Pasta Salad

Chilled Tomato and Vegetable Pasta Salad

Colorful pasta mixed with chunky tomatoes, crisp vegetables, feta cheese and a zesty Italian dressing

COOK TIME 1 hour 20 minutes

PREP TIME 20 minutes

Yield

8

Ingredients

1/2 Cup shredded carrot
1 pkg (4 oz ea) crumbled feta cheese
1 medium cucumber, peeled, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced (1 med = about 1 cup)
1 Cup zesty Italian dressing
1 can (14.5 oz ea) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes, drained
1 can (3.8 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained
1/4 Cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 Cup pine nuts, toasted, optional
1 pkg (12 oz ea) dry tri-color rotini pasta, uncooked (12 oz = about 4 cups)
1/2 Cup chopped roasted red peppers

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water. Place in large bowl.
  2. Add tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese, olives, carrots, bell peppers and onions; mix lightly. Add dressing; toss to coat. Cover.
  3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour prior, or until chilled. Sprinkle with pine nuts, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 1 cup each
Protein 7 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Calories 273
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Sodium 915 mg
Vitamin C 10 mg
Carbohydrate 34 g
Sugars 6 g
Calcium 93 mg
Iron 1 mg
Vitamin A 1526 iu

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