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Lanai Pasta Salad



Lanai Pasta Salad
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Vegetables, Fruits, Grains
Holiday: July 4th
Main Ingredient: Rice, Pasta & Bread
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Nutrition Content: Low Fat, Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes)

Tropical, zesty, filling and full of energy!

Ingredients:

1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice
3 cups cooked and drained spiral pasta
2 cups sugar peas or snow peas, trimmed
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup sliced cucumber
1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley
1/2 cup bottled reduced-calorie Italian salad dressing

Preparation:

Drain pineapple; reserve 1/4 cup juice.
Combine pineapple, reserved juice and remaining ingredients in large bowl; toss to coat. Serve on salad greens, if desired. Makes 6 to 8 servings.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 216
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat:
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 378 mg
Carbohydrates: 44 g
Protein: 6 g
Fiber: 5 g
Vitamin A: 3693 IU
Vitamin C: 14 mg
Calcium: 60 mg
Iron: 2 mg

Cook's Notes: