Speedway Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

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 remaining ingredients; toss.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled but no longer than 48 hours.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Roma (plum) tomatoes are a perfect choice for pasta salads. Their meaty texture stands up to tossing without a lot of juice to make the salad soggy.

Make it a main dish: Stir in leftover cooked meat or a can of drained, rinsed beans.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
300 mg
Total Carbohydrate
35 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
6 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
14%
14%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.