Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Grapes

Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Grapes

Enjoy this delicious pasta salad made using broccoli and grapes – a wonderful dinner.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

4
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
1
lb fresh broccoli
1
cup mayonnaise
1/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup chopped red onion
1/3
cup red wine vinegar
1
teaspoon salt
2
cups seedless red grapes, cut in half
1
cup chopped pecans
8
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
Freshly ground pepper, if desired
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, cut broccoli florets from stems; separate florets into small pieces using tip of paring knife. Peel away tough outer layer of stems; finely chop stems.
  3. In large bowl, mix mayonnaise, sugar, onion, vinegar and salt with whisk. Add broccoli fl orets and stems, grapes and hot cooked pasta; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours.
  4. Sprinkle pecans in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
  5. Just before serving, stir pecans and bacon into salad. Sprinkle with pepper.
Makes 8 servings
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Cooking Tip
Cook the pasta al dente so it’s firm enough to hold its own when tossed with the tangy-sweet dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 510
    • Total Fat 34g
      • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
    • Sodium 650mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 43g
      • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Protein 9g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Starch;
      • 1 Fruit;
      • 1 Vegetable;
      • 6 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 3;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.