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Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Recipe

Pasta Salad with fun bow tie pasta mixed with green peas, bell peppers, onions, broccoli and tuna with a tasty olive oil based dressing seasoned with garlic, ginger and black pepper. A touch of honey sweetens nicely and naturally.

Pasta Salad


8 ounces bow tie pasta
3/4 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped
1/2 cup onions, chopped
3 cups frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
12 ounces tuna in water, drained and flaked

1 teaspoon olive oil
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Recipe Directions

Cook bow tie pasta according to package directions; drain and cool. Add the peas, bell peppers, onions, broccoli, and tuna.

To prepare dressing, combine vinegar, hot sauce, honey, salt, garlic powder, ginger, and black pepper in another mixing bowl. Pour over the pasta mixture. Toss lightly. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 198; Fat: 2g; Protein: 16g; Carbohydrate: 29g; Cholesterol: 13mg; Sodium: 721; Calories from Fat:  7-percent

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