Spinach Pasta Salad

Toss pasta and vegetable with pesto mixture to make a delicious salad - perfect for dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz)
1
small tomato, cut into fourths
1/2
cup basil pesto
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
cups bite-size pieces spinach leaves
2
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1
small red onion, thinly sliced
1
can (14 oz) quartered artichokes hearts, drained, rinsed
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 While pasta is cooking, place tomato, pesto, salt and pepper in food processor or blender. Cover; process 30 seconds.
  • 3 Toss pasta, pesto mixture and remaining ingredients.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    560mg
    560%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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