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Classic Cold Pasta Salad

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This cold pasta salad is a healthy combination of delicious ingredients. Just what need when you want to put up your feet, enjoy the day, read a book or watch your favorite television show.
Ingredients
  Corkscrew pasta 1 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Blanched broccoli 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cherry tomatoes 6
  Blanched mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced into thin long strips
  Green bell pepper 1 , diced
  Caesar salad dressing 6 Ounce
  Tabasco sauce 2 Dash (adjust quantity as per taste)
  Croutons 1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
  Crushed peanuts 1 Teaspoon (for garnish)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
Directions

Cook the corkscrew pasta as per the instructions on the package. Take a bowl and add to it the pasta. Add all the other ingredients and toss. Garnish with croutons and crushed peanuts. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Buttery
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1427 Calories from Fat 548

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g96%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g45.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.8 mg13.3%

Sodium 1459.3 mg60.8%

Total Carbohydrates 196 g65.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.3 g109%

Sugars 27.6 g

Protein 45 g90.8%

Vitamin A 226.7% Vitamin C 129.6%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 44.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Cold Pasta Salad Recipe