Italian flam and Cheese Salad
|Penne pasta||12 Ounce|
|Diced lean ham||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), diced|
|Diced mozzarella cheese||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Nonfat / Reduced Fat)|
|Green bell pepper||1 , cut into thin strips|
|Red bell pepper||1 , cut into thin strips|
|Scallions||4 , thinly sliced|
|Plain non fat yogurt||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Mayonnaise||6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons, Nonfat / Reduced Fat)|
|Dijon mustard||3 Tablespoon|
|Dried italian seasoning||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
1. Cook the pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.
2. Place the pasta in a large bowl. Add the ham, mozzarella, peppers, and scallions, and toss to mix.
3. In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients, and stir to mix well. Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture, and toss to mix.
4. Cover the salad and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.