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Broccoli and Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad with Walnuts

Broccoli and Sun-dried Tomato Pasta Salad with Walnuts

This quick, easy yet flavorful pasta salad is made with broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes and toasted walnuts. It's packed with goodness and yumminess.













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free


8 ounces pasta, rotini
prefer whole wheat
1 cup broccoli florets
¼ cup sundried tomatoes
oil packed, sliced
2 tablespoons sundried tomato oil
1 clove garlic
freshly minced
½ cup walnuts
toasted and chopped
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
¼ cup basil
fresh leaves, sliced
salt and black pepper
to taste


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

Add the pasta into the pot, and cook for about 10 minutes or until achieves the desired consistency.

When the pasta is close to the end, about 3 minutes left, stir in the broccoli.

Once it's done, drain both broccoli and pasta.

Meanwhile in a large mixing bowl, toss together sunflower seeds, sundried tomatoes, oil, garlic, toasted walnuts, parmesan cheese and basil until well combined.

Add drained broccoli and pasta into mixture.

Gently toss until well mixed. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Serve or chill in the refrigerator until ready to use.


* not incl. in nutrient facts



about 6 years

A very flavorful yet refreshing pasta salad. Broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, toasted walnuts, basil, and parmesan cheese went deliciously well together. There were lots of yummy flavors and great textures. Not only an easy side dish, but aslo can be served as as tasty main couse.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 66g (2.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 21947% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 173mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 10% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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