Double Cheese, Bean and Pasta Salad

Enjoy this cheesy salad made using beans and pasta - dinner ready in 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5

Ingredients

6
oz. (2 cups) uncooked rainbow rotini (spiral pasta)
1
(15-oz.) can dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
4
oz. mozzarella cheese, diced (about 1 cup)
4
oz. colby or Cheddar cheese, diced (about 1 cup)
4
Italian plum tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise, sliced
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1/2
cup purchased balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine all remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Add rotini to salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    815mg
    815%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    52g
    52%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    16%;
    Calcium
    34%;
    Iron
    24%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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