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Pasta Salad, Pizza Style

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups pasta, cooked (any type!)
  • ½ cup black or green olives
  • 1 diced tomato
  • ½ medium green pepper, diced
  • ½ cup onions, diced
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 4 tbsp light Italian dressing

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add Italian dressing and stir well.
  3. Chill and serve.

Notes

Other vegetables may be added as desired. For additional fiber and nutritional value, use whole-wheat pasta.

Total fat may be slightly higher than the sum of individual fat totals due to rounding or lack of available information (some food items in the software do not have an indicated breakdown of mono- and polyunsaturated fats).

Presentation Ideas

Serve over large lettuce leaves.

Menu Suggestions

Serve with grilled lean meat and vegetables.

Courtesy of:
Chef Robert Jinks

Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe: 4
 
Amount Per Serving Calories 207
 
Total Fat 9.1g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2g
Sodium 409.3 mg
 
Total Carbohydrate 22g
(after subtracting fiber = 19g)
Dietary Fiber 3.0g
 
Protein 10.5g

Exchanges per Serving

1½ Starch
1 Fat
1 Medium-Fat Protein
 
1 1/2 Carbohydrate Choice