Mediterranean Rigatoni Salad

Looking for a flavorful Mediterranean side dish using Green Giant® Beans? Then check out this yummy pasta salad that’s made with veggies - ready in just 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Pasta

4
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked rigatoni (pasta tubes with ridges)

Dressing

1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons white wine vinegar

Salad

1
(15-oz.) can Green Giant® Garbanzo Beans or Progresso® Chick Peas, drained, rinsed
1
(2 1/4-oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained
3
green onions, sliced
2
small tomatoes, seeded, coarsely chopped
1
medium cucumber, seeded, coarsely chopped
1
(10-oz.) pkg. Italian-blend mixed salad greens
2
oz. (1/2 cup) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in jar with tight-fitting lid, combine all dressing ingredients; shake well.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine garbanzo beans, olives, onions, tomatoes and cucumber; mix gently. Add cooked rigatoni. Pour dressing over salad; mix gently. If desired, cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 4 To serve, arrange salad greens on serving platter or individual salad plates. Spoon salad over greens; sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cup
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    4mg
    4%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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