Beef and Pasta Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing


Beef and Pasta Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Beef and Pasta Salad with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

The combination of beef and blue cheese provide this hearty pasta salad with a feast of flavors.

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
12 ounces beef tenderloin or eye of round steaks, trimmed of fat
8 ounces radiatore pasta, cooked and cooled to room temperature
1-1/2 cups broccoli florets, cooked crisp-tender and cooled
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
1 tomato, cut into wedges
1 carrot, sliced
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing
Salt and black pepper

Preparation

  1. Spray small skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Add steaks; cook 7 to 9 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once. Cut beef into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. Toss beef, pasta and vegetables in large bowl; drizzle with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing and toss. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2-1/2 cups
Calories 449
Calories from Fat 21 %
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Carbohydrate 59 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 29 g
Sodium 492 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Vegetable 2
Meat 3

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