Minestrone Salad

Combine the best ingredients from everyone's favorite Italian soup to create a spectacular pasta salad.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

5
cups uncooked bow tie (farfalle) pasta (12 oz)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
package (3.5 oz) sliced pepperoni
4
Italian plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
Freshly ground black pepper, if desired
1
bottle (8 oz) Italian salad dressing (3/4 cup)
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining ingredients; mix well. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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