Italian Ham and Pasta Salad

Italian Ham and Pasta Salad

Bow-tie pasta is the start of a hearty salad with broccoli, ham and bell pepper in an Italian dressing that you make from scratch.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

6:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

Salad
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen broccoli cuts
3 1/2
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (7 oz)
1
lb cooked ham, cut into julienne strips
1/2
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons finely chopped onions
Classic Italian Dressing
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh marjoram leaves or 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons white vinegar
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  1. Cook broccoli and pasta separately as directed on packages; drain. Rinse pasta with cold water; drain.
  2. In large bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended. Add broccoli, pasta and all remaining salad ingredients to dressing; toss gently to mix. Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours or until chilled.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Planned-Overs
Save the recipe for the dressing. It's a classic Italian dressing that gives a fresh taste to any salad.
Purchasing
Fresh broccoli flowerets get our vote for the prettiest and tastiest salad. You'll need about 3 cups flowerets to replace the amount in a 10-ounce package of chopped broccoli.
Time Saver
In a hurry? Use 1/2 cup of your favorite bottled Italian dressing instead of making it from scratch.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 365
    • (Calories from Fat 160 ),
  • Total Fat 18 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 45 mg;
  • Sodium 1210 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3 g,
  • Protein 24 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.