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Sunny Broccoli Pasta Salad

Add pasta to an already popular broccoli, bacon, raisin and sunflower salad, and what do you get? Pasta-bilities!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Dressing

1/2
cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3
cup milk
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt

Salad

5
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked pasta nuggets (radiatore)
8
slices bacon
2
cups small broccoli florets
1
cup small cauliflower florets
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1/4
cup golden raisins
3
tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds

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  • 1 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend with wire whisk until smooth. Refrigerate while cooking pasta.
  • 2 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 3 Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
  • 4 In large bowl, combine cooked pasta, bacon and all remaining salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 1 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend with wire whisk until smooth. Refrigerate while cooking pasta.
  • 2 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 3 Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.
  • 4 In large bowl, combine cooked pasta, bacon and all remaining salad ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.