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Pasta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Pasta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

151 Ratings
151 Ratings
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Pasta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

This recipe starts with whole wheat pasta and includes fresh broccoli, tomatoes, carrots, and hard cooked eggs. Tossed with a refreshing vinaigrette flavored with basil, oregano, and garlic salt, this classic salad is a go-to recipe for an appetizer, main dish, or as a side. 

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces uncooked whole wheat pasta, cooked, drained
  • 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup Shredded carrot
  • 6 hard cooked eggs (cut into wedges)
For the Dressing
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  1. Whisk dressing ingredients in small bowl until blended.
  2. Combine pasta, broccoli, tomato and carrot in large bowl; toss. Pour dressing over pasta mixture; toss until evenly coated. Add eggs; toss briefly.
  3. Refrigerate, covered, at least 4 hours to blend flavors.

Notes

For a different flavor or to reduce cost, use any other vinegar you have on hand.

Source:

Meeting Your MyPlate Goals on a Budget Toolkit by MyPlate National Strategic Partners.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 220
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 185 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 64 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 253 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 220
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 19 mg
Cholesterol 185 mg
Carbohydrates 25 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Minerals
Calcium 64 mg
Potassium 253 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Copper 171 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 39 mg
Phosphorus 176 mg
Selenium 36 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 165 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.6 mcg
Vitamin C 15 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 28 mcg
Folate 42 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 126 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 1 ounce
Protein Foods 1 ounce
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