Asiago Cheese-Chick Pea Pasta Salad

Enjoy this cheesy pasta salad made using Suddenly Salad® classic salad mix and Progresso® chick peas - a delicious side dish.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
box (7.75 oz) classic salad mix
2
tablespoons finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil (from 7-oz jar)
3
tablespoons oil from sun-dried tomatoes
1/4
cup water
1/4
teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
oz Asiago cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes (1/2 cup)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1
plum (Roma) tomato, seeded, diced
6
fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • 1 Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered, 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine Seasoning mix from packet, sun-dried tomatoes and oil, water, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Add remaining ingredients; stir in cooked pasta. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    200
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    430mg
    430%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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