Garden Vegetable and Ham Salad

An easy mustard dressing makes the perfect accompaniment to this satisfying pasta salad, with chunks of ham and bright, crunchy vegetables.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Salad

4
cups uncooked small pasta shells (14 oz)
2
cups chopped cooked ham
2
cups chopped unpeeled cucumbers
1
cup finely chopped carrots
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2
cup finely chopped green onions (8 medium)

Dressing

1 1/2
cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
cup milk
1/4
cup Dijon mustard
2
tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix remaining salad ingredients. In small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients until well blended.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta to salad. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    570
    (
    Calories from Fat
    320),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    36g
    36%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    1150mg
    1150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    16g
    16%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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