Calories

170

Protein

9g

Carbs

24g

Fat

7g

This is the perfect, light salad to bring to a summer BBQ or enjoy for a light lunch. Tomatoes and basil are a match made in heaven. We also added some whole grain pasta and a sprinkle of mozzarella to give you a delicious pasta salad that’s sure to please a crowd. Simple and delicious, you’ve got to try this salad out for your next summer party.

Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Prep Time

5 min

Cook Time

10 min

Total Time

15 min

Recipe Type: Pasta/Rice

Serving Size: 1 cup

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (13-ounce) box whole grain rotini pasta
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1½ cups part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup basil, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain, then rinse under cold water.
  2. Mix all ingredients together. (If not serving immediately, add basil just before serving to prevent wilting).
  3. This stores well in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

 

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 170 (60 from fat)
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 24g (3g dietary fiber, 3g sugar)
Protein 9g


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