Pasta Salad with Vegetables

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Tracey F.: "Sliced green and black olives taste great added t…" Read More
16Ingredients
30Minutes
630Calories

Description

If you have 30 minutes to prepare a dish to bring to an office party and want to wow the crowd, then try this comforting Pasta Salad with Vegetables. Ingredients include elbow pasta, tomatoes, scallions, cucumber, celery, green bell pepper, olives, goat cheese, fresh parsley, red wine vinegar, olive oil, ground basil, ground oregano, ground black pepper, salt, and lime. This recipe is packed with hearty vegetables and flavor.

Ingredients
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  • 3 cups pasta (elbows or similar shape)
  • 1 tomato (large, diced)
  • 2 scallions (minced)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber (seeded and diced)
  • 1 stalk celery (finely diced)
  • 1/2 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 10 olives (diced)
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese (crumbled)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (minced)
  • 1/8 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil (ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (ground)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt
  • 1 lime (optional)

Directions

  1. Prepare the pasta according to the directions on the package until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  2. Place the tomato, scallions, cucumber, celery, bell pepper, and olives into a salad bowl. Add the pasta.
  3. Whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, basil, oregano, pepper, salt, and lime rind. Pour over the pasta. Add the cheese and parsley, stirring carefully to mix.
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NutritionView more

630Calories
Sodium15% DV370mg
Fat37% DV24g
Protein41% DV21g
Carbs29% DV86g
Fiber20% DV5g
Calories630Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium370mg15%
Potassium440mg13%
Protein21g41%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE
Total Carbohydrate86g29%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars6g12%
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)

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Tracey F. 7 Jun 2015
Sliced green and black olives taste great added to this pasta salad. It has a great flavor that almost anyone would like. You could change up the recipe by adding ranch or Italian dressing and bacon bits to this. It tastes really good that way. I make this dish all the time.