Fruity Pasta Salad
Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
Save last-minute preparation time by hulling and quartering the strawberries ahead; store them in a separate container. For the salad, choose a white or clear poppy seed dressing to show off fresh colors.
Prep Time: 25 mins
see savings1 1 pound packagecampanelle (bellflower) pasta or bow-tie pasta
see savings8 ouncesfresh sugar snap or snow pea pods, trimmed (2-1/2 cups)
see savings3 cupscubed honeydew melon
see savings1 cuppurchased poppyseed dressing
see savings1 1/2 teaspoonsfinely shredded orange peel
see savings4 cupsstrawberries, hulled and quartered lengthwise
see savings1 1/2 cupshoney-roasted cashews (optional)
see savingsAdditional purchased poppyseed dressing
In a small bowl stir together the dressing and orange peel. Add to pasta mixture and toss to coat. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.
To serve, gently stir in the strawberries and, if desired, nuts. If necessary, stir in up to 1/2 cup additional poppyseed dressing to moisten.Transfer to a serving bowl. Makes 25 servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 131, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 2, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 19, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 97.18, vit. C (mg) 22.44, sodium (mg) 86, calcium (mg) 20.19, iron (mg) 1.08, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet