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Tuscan Pasta Salad

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Planning a picnic? Pack this pleasing vinaigrette-dressed salad and get ready to relax! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
4
oz hard salami, cut into thin strips about 1x1/4 inch
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
medium red onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
1/3
cup red wine vinegar
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup olive oil
1
package (9 oz) romaine salad mix or 6 cups torn romaine
1/2
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix pasta, salami, bell pepper and onion.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix vinegar, garlic and pepper. Add oil; beat with whisk until blended. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to combine. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled.
  • 4
    Just before serving, add romaine and toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

  • If you're a pepperoni fan, substitute it for the salami.
  • This salad may be prepared the day before—except don’t add the romaine until right before serving time so it doesn’t wilt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups)
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
3g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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