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Makes: 6 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
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Summer Vegetable and Pasta Salad
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Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesTotal time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

3 cups
uncooked whole wheat pasta
1 cup
chopped broccoli
1 cup
peeled and diced cucumber
1 cup
sliced summer squash
3⁄4 cup
Italian salad dressing

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Place in large bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Use any colorful vegetables you have on hand. Try carrots, cherry tomatoes, green onions or frozen peas.
  • Flavor boosters: 1 cup diced, cooked chicken or ham; 1 cup garbanzo beans.
Serving Size: 
1 cup
Nutritional Label: 
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  • chicken
  • sliced fruit
  • a glass of low-fat milk

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