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Picnic Pasta Salad

This quick and easy pasta salad features the fresh flavors of veggies and herbs.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
package (16 ounces) rotini pasta
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1
cup Italian dressing
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 ounces)
5
roma (plum) tomatoes, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
large cucumber, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium red onion, chopped
1
can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained

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Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Mix tomato sauce, dressing, basil and oregano in large bowl. Add pasta and remaining ingredients; toss. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours until chilled but no longer than 48 hours.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Rotini is actually just a skinnier version of rotelle--another spiral-shaped pasta. You can use tricolored rotini in this salad just for fun!

Use a different pasta for a twist to this go-on-a-picnic salad!

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
245
(
Calories from Fat
90 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10 g
10 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
340 mg
340 %;
Total Carbohydrate
36 g
36 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
6 g
6 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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