Minestrone Salad

Minestrone Salad

Combine the best ingredients from everyone's favorite Italian soup to create a spectacular pasta salad.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

5
cups uncooked bow tie (farfalle) pasta (12 oz)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
package (3.5 oz) sliced pepperoni
4
Italian plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
Freshly ground black pepper, if desired
1
bottle (8 oz) Italian salad dressing (3/4 cup)
  1. Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  2. In large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining ingredients; mix well. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Any medium-sized pasta can be used in place of the bow tie pasta.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.