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Really Simple Pasta and Bean Salad

 

35

Yield

4

servings

Prep

25

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

40

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 cup pasta, rotini
or other small pasta
*
15 ounces white beans
drained, rinsed well, and drained again
2 each roasted red bell peppers
diced
¼ cup mayonnaise, light
*
3 tablespoons basil pesto
sun-dried tomato or basil
*
1 ½ tablespoons white wine vinegar
or lemon juice
teaspoon salt
*
1 x black pepper
freshly ground
*
¼ cup parsley leaves
minced, optional

Directions

  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil, add the pasta and cook Drain.
  2. Combine the pasta with the beans and bell peppers.
  3. Combine the mayonnaise, pesto, vinegar or lemon juice, salt Stir into the salad. Stir in the parsley if using and serve. Note: Roasted red bell peppers can be purchased already prepared; major supermarkets often stock them with other condiments.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 189g (6.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1575% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 29%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 135%
Calcium 10% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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