Spinach Pasta Salad

Spinach Pasta Salad

Delicious dinner ready in 35 minutes. Enjoy this colorful salad made using spinach and pasta – a wonderful meal.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz)
1
small tomato, cut into fourths
1/2
cup basil pesto
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
cups bite-size pieces spinach leaves
2
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1
small red onion, thinly sliced
1
can (14 oz) quartered artichokes hearts, drained, rinsed
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, place tomato, pesto, salt and pepper in food processor or blender. Cover; process 30 seconds.
  3. Toss pasta, pesto mixture and remaining ingredients.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Purchasing
Use the packaged already-cleaned spinach found in the salad section of the produce department.
No bow-tie pasta in the pantry? Other medium-size pasta shapes, such as shells, rotini or fusilli, work too.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.