Confetti Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini (9 oz/275 g), cooked and drained
  • 1 cup (250 mL) coarsely chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup (250 mL) coarsely chopped cauliflower
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) thinly sliced green onions with tops
  • 1   garlic clove, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 2 oz (60 g) grated fresh Parmesan cheese (about 1 cup/125 mL packed)

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except cheese in large bowl; toss gently. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  2. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve using Beaded Serving Spoon.

Yield:

  • 8  servings of 1 cup (250 mL), excluding optional ingredient

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 140, Total Fat 3.5 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 15 mg, Carbohydrate 19 g, Protein 7 g, Sodium 500 mg, Fiber 2 g

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