Three-Bean Pasta Salad

Whip up a delicious and easy-to-tote pasta salad. It'll take less than 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
3/4
cup sweet-spicy French dressing
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce, if desired
2
medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1
can (19 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • 1 Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, dressing and pepper sauce. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.

Expert Tips

Make this salad up to 24 hours before serving; just cover and refrigerate. Stir before serving.

For a leaner salad, use reduced-fat or fat-free dressing

Try this salad at your next barbecue with grilled chicken, brats or burgers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.