Asiago Cheese-Chick Pea Pasta Salad

Asiago Cheese-Chick Pea Pasta Salad

Enjoy this Asiago cheese based pasta salad recipe that’s made easily using Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic salad mix and Progresso® chick peas - perect for dinner.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

10

servings

1
box (7.75 oz) Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic salad mix
2
tablespoons finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil (from 7-oz jar)
3
tablespoons oil from sun-dried tomatoes
1/4
cup water
1/4
teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
oz Asiago cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1
plum (Roma) tomato, seeded, diced
6
fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  1. Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered, 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine Seasoning mix from packet, sun-dried tomatoes and oil, water, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Add remaining ingredients; stir in cooked pasta. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.