Light And Healthy Pasta Salad

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Jan. 07, 2016

Make light Pasta salad recipe with homemade dijon mustard vinaigrette dressing, tortellini, and lots of vegetables!.


For salad:
Dried pasta 9 Ounce ((smallish pasta (tortellini, bow
Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Diced red bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((about half a large pepper))
Zucchini 1 Small , shredded
Green onions 8 , roast ((sliced into 1/4 inch pieces))
For optional ingredients for salad:
Canned chickpeas 10 Ounce ((1 can))
Chopped spinach/Chopped arugula 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Grated parmesan 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Artichoke hearts 1
Olives 4
For dressing:
Red wine vinegar 1 Ounce
Olive oil 2 Ounce ((or whatever you have))
Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried basil 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried oregano 1/4 Teaspoon
Crushed red pepper 1/4 Teaspoon



1.Put dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well.

2.Set aside while you prepare the other ingredients.

3.Combine the salad with the dressing and mix gently. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours for best taste.


4.Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4