Fresh Vegetable-Pasta Salad

Add pizzazz to a foolproof pasta salad, using crisp and colorful bell peppers, broccoli and onion.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
1/4
cup cold water
3
tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
1
tablespoon vinegar
2
cups small fresh broccoli florets
1
small red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1
small yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1/4
cup thin wedges red onion
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on box. Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, cold water oil and vinegar.
  • 2 Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3 Stir drain pasta and remaining ingredients into seasoning mixture. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Cover and refrigerate any remaining salad.

Expert Tips

Have leftover rotisserie chicken? Chop it up and add it to the salad for a complete dinner.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.