Mostaccioli-Kidney Bean Salad

Looking for a wonderful dinner? Then check out this pasta and kidney bean salad that is ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

Salad

1 1/2
cups uncooked mostaccioli pasta (5-oz.)
1
can (15 or 15.5 oz.) dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1/2
medium zucchini, sliced (1 cup)
1
small red bell pepper, cut into strips
1
small tomato, cut into wedges
1/2
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (2 oz. )

Dressing

1/4
cup white wine vinegar
1/4
cup olive oil
4
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1 1/4 teaspoons dried dill
1/2
teaspoon dry mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
garlic clove, minced or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook mostaccioli as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile in large bowl, combine dressing ingredients; mix well.
  • 3 Add cooked mostaccioli and all remaining salad ingredients to dressing; toss gently.Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 1 Cook mostaccioli as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile in large bowl, combine dressing ingredients; mix well.
  • 3 Add cooked mostaccioli and all remaining salad ingredients to dressing; toss gently.Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

A small jar with a tight-fitting lid is great to have on hand to mix quick salad dressings. Just add the ingredients to the jar, screw on the lid and shake until blended.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
20%;
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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.