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Pasta Salad With Basil, Spinach And Tomatoes

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  Pasta 1 Pound (Such As Orecchiette, Gemelli, Penne)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canola oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Coarse black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), crumbled
  Grilled chicken breasts 2 Cup (32 tbs), diced or sliced
  Fresh spinach leaves 1 Pound, coarsely chopped (1 Bag)
  Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Pitted kalamata olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Roma tomatoes 12 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Peeled deveined cooked shrimp 1 Pound

In boiling salted water, cook pasta.
While pasta is cooking, combine the olive oil, canola oil, garlic, salt, pepper, spinach, basil, olives and chopped tomatoes.
Mix well and add drained and cooked pasta.
If desired, top with feta or fresh Parmesan cheese and chicken or shrimp.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5416 Calories from Fat 1729

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 196 g301.6%

Saturated Fat 38.5 g192.7%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 1300.3 mg433.4%

Sodium 9043.1 mg376.8%

Total Carbohydrates 563 g187.6%

Dietary Fiber 59.9 g239.4%

Sugars 119.6 g

Protein 370 g739.4%

Vitamin A 1226.8% Vitamin C 565.9%

Calcium 146.8% Iron 211.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pasta Salad With Basil, Spinach And Tomatoes Recipe