Minestrone Salad

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Ingredients

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)

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Any medium-sized pasta can be used in place of the bow tie pasta.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
470mg
20%
Potassium
260mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
3g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.