Quick Penne Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Convenient Muir Glen® diced tomatoes make this pasta salad super easy. Tossing it with a balsamic salad dressing gives it a tangy new twist!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked penne pasta
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, any flavor
1/2
cup balsamic vinaigrette
4
oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, diced (1 cup)
Fresh basil for garnish, if desired
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package. Chop basil for garnish, if desired; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss pasta, tomatoes, cheese and vinaigrette. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with basil just before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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