Italian Pasta Salad

Toss a zesty Italian yogurt dressing with tomatoes, zucchini and pasta for a colorful and delicious salad.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (7 oz) elbow or other macaroni (about 2 cups)
2
cups Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
3/4
teaspoon garlic salt
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup sliced ripe olives
2
medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices (2 cups)
  • 1 Cook, drain and rinse macaroni as directed on package.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix yogurt, cheese, Italian seasoning, garlic salt and onion. Stir in macaroni. Add remaining ingredients; toss. Cover and refrigerate any remaining salad.

Expert Tips

Make sure you thoroughly drain the cooked pasta. Excess water will dilute the yogurt sauce.

Love cheese? Add 1/3 cup grated Romano cheese for an ultimate cheesy flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.