Low Fat Creamy Pasta Salad
Nothing goes better with a steak than a delicious pasta salad like this tasty recipe.
corkscrew or other short pasta
sweet bell peppers
red or green, cut into thin strips
red, finely chopped
Cook pasta al dente, but do not add salt. About 3 minutes before pasta is done, add carrots and broccoli to pot. Drain mixture, rinse under cold water, and drain again.
In a large bowl, combine bell peppers, celery, onion, sunflower seeds and cranberries if using.
Add pasta mixture, toss gently.
To prepare dressing, in a medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, parsley, lemon juice and dillweed.
Pour half of dressing over pasta mixture; toss well. Cover and chill salad for at least 1 hour; chill remaining dressing separately.
Serve salad with reserved dressing.