Pot-Luck Pasta Salad

Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
15 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
Recipe Details
Ingredients
  • 4 oz uncooked whole wheat pasta, corkscrew shape (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 4 oz uncooked whole wheat pasta, macaroni shape (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/3 cup(s) olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp table salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 clove(s) garlic clove(s), minced
  • 2 1/2 oz olive(s), canned, sliced, black (about 10 medium olives)
  • 1 medium green pepper(s), chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper(s), chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 3/4 cup(s) grape tomatoes, or other small tomatoes, halved (about 10 tomatoes)
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium uncooked zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 cup(s) frozen green peas, thawed
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse pasta with cold water; drain again and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, prepare salad dressing by mixing together oil, lemon juice, oregano, mustard, salt, black pepper and garlic; set aside until ready to use.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta with vegetables; pour in dressing and toss thoroughly to coat. Cover and chill about 2 hours. Yields about 1 cup per serving.
Notes
*Could affect SmartPoints values. You can use any shape pasta or combination of pastas that you prefer.

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