Gemelli with Fresh Green and Yellow Beans

Gemelli with Fresh Green and Yellow Beans

Fresh beans and tomatoes add color and crunch to a simple pasta salad seasoned with tarragon vinegar.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

18

servings

2
cups uncooked gemelli pasta (8 oz)
4
oz fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces (1 cup)
4
oz fresh yellow wax beans, cut into 2-inch pieces (1 cup)
1
pint (2 cups) grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup tarragon vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup shaved Parmesan cheese (3 oz)
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, adding green and yellow beans for last 5 minutes of cooking time; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  2. In large bowl, mix pasta, beans and tomatoes.
  3. In small bowl, beat oil, vinegar and salt with wire whisk until well blended; stir into pasta mixture. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  4. Just before serving, stir salad; top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and sprinkle with pepper.
Makes 18 servings (1/2 cup each)
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Kitchen Tips
You can purchase shaved Parmesan cheese in the deli section of your grocery store.
Garnish with parsley or tarragon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 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.