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Whole Wheat Rotini Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Fabulous light pasta salad with carrots, asparagus, tomatoes, and green onions. It gets better the longer it marinates, so don't be afraid to prepare it ahead of time and stick it in the refrigerator a few hours."
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30 m servings 352
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot with lightly salted water to a rolling boil. Cook rotini at a boil until the pasta is cooked yet slightly firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain.
  2. Rinse the pasta with cold water until completely chilled; drain completely.
  3. While the pasta cooks, whisk the apple cider vinegar and olive oil together in a large bowl until blended. Stir feta cheese, basil, salt, and black pepper into the vinaigrette.
  4. Fold the asparagus, tomatoes, carrots, green onions, and garlic into the vinaigrette to coat evenly.
  5. Stir the cooled pasta into the vegetable mixture; toss until evenly mixed.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 352 calories; 11.7 52.2 11 6 100 Full nutrition

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One of the best pasta salads I have had! I did make a few changes though, I used only one carrot which I shredded and then chopped up and that seemed like plenty. For the feta I used a whole con...

Loved this! I had Gorgonzola, so used that instead and I loved the veggies so much next time I'm using half of the pasta amount. This one goes in my "keeper" binder for sure:)

Intriguing Flavor has Short Shelf Life. It's pretty tasty in or out of fridge the first 4 hours, but an overnight meld moves flavor towards bland. This isn't a salad to make very far ahead of ti...