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Sunny Broccoli Pasta Salad

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Sunny Broccoli Pasta Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 8
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Add pasta to an already popular broccoli, bacon, raisin and sunflower salad, and what do you get? Pasta-bilities!
Updated Mar 7, 2005

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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

210 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
6g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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