Pronto Pesto Pasta

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
Pronto Pesto Pasta

Ingredients

Salad

4
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked rotini (spiral pasta)
1 1/2
cups halved zucchini slices
4
Italian plum tomatoes, sliced
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
2
tablespoons chopped red onion

Dressing

1/2
cup purchased reduced-calorie Italian salad dressing
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1
tablespoon crumbled blue cheese
1/8
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine zucchini, tomatoes, mushrooms and onion; mix gently.
  • 3
    Drain rotini; rinse with cold water. Drain well. Add to zucchini mixture.
  • 4
    In blender container, combine all dressing ingredients; blend until well mixed. Pour over salad; toss gently. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. If desired, garnish with fresh basil leaves and grated Parmesan cheese.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
5g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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