Broccoli and Ham Pasta Salad

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16Ingredients
170Calories
35Minutes

Pasta salad is a great side dish for any summer backyard barbecue. This Broccoli and Ham Pasta Salad takes 35 minutes to prepare and is a mere 170 calories. It will be a hearty side dish for your next party. Ingredients include flavorful and hearty vegetables with ham and a delicious dressing. Make sure you pick up these ingredients the next time you go shopping. This is a dish you have to try!

Ingredients

  • water
  • salt
  • 2 broccoli florets
  • 2 cups short pasta (preferably whole-wheat)
  • 90 grams ham (diced, or turkey breast)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (in strips)
  • 1/4 cup red onion (in thin half-moon slices)
  • 3 cups lettuce (assorted, chopped into bite-sized pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 pinch dried tarragon (crushed)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat the water with salt. Cook the broccoli al dente in the water. Remove it from the heat, immerse in cold water, and set aside.
  2. In the same water the broccoli was cooked in, cook the pasta al dente, following the instructions on the package.
  3. In a bowl, mix the cooked pasta, broccoli, ham, bell pepper, and onion.
  4. For the dressing, mix the ingredients together.
  5. Pour the dressing in the pasta salad bowl and mix carefully.
  6. To serve, place a bed of lettuce and add the pasta salad on top.
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NutritionView more

170Calories
Sodium33%DV780mg
Fat11%DV7g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs7%DV20g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories170Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat7g11%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium780mg33%
Potassium260mg7%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate20g7%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Tami W. 5 Jun 2015
This is a simple pasta salad salad that doesn't take long at all to make. The whole family loved it, and I will certainly make it again. Make sure the broccoli you use in it is fresh, not frozen for the best flavor. Also, I used cubed honey baked ham in mine.