Perfect Picnic Pasta

Categories: Entrées, Pastas

         


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c

Yield

Makes 14 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 90 calories, 5 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 45 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 3 g protein

Key

c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package

Ingredients

  • 2 c Rotini pasta, whole wheat, dry
  • ¼ c Olive oil
  • 2 T Dijon mustard
  • ¼ c Lemon juice
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 ½ t Basil, dried
  • 1 ½ t Oregano, dried
  • ½ t Black pepper
  • 1 ½ c Cucumber, chopped
  • 1 c Zucchini, chopped
  • ½ c Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 T Chives, chopped
  • ½ c Tomatoes, cherry, halved
  • ½ c Carrots, sliced
  • 2 T Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. COOK pasta according to directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. DRAIN and RINSE pasta with cold water.
  3. In a large bowl, WHISK oil, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, basil, oregano and pepper together.
  4. ADD cucumber, zucchini, mushrooms, chives, tomato, carrots and pasta to the dressing.
  5. MIX well and serve.

Chickasaw Nation Nutrition Services

Get Fresh! is an initiative of the Chickasaw Nation. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or the FDP Grocery Stores, visit www.GetFreshCooking.com.