Veggie Pasta Salad

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This is a different and healthy pasta salad. Use whole-grain or low-carb pasta if you like and substitute veggies to suit your taste. Wear plastic gloves while chopping hot pepper and be sure you don't touch your eyes or nose.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package pasta spirals

  • ¼ cup diced sweet onion

  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and minced

  • ½ fresh hot chile pepper, seeded and minced

  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped

  • 1 cucumber, seeded and chopped

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup tomato sauce

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook the pasta spirals at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain. Rinse pasta with cold water until cool; drain.

  2. Toss drained pasta, sweet onion, green bell pepper, chile pepper, tomatoes, and cucumber together in a large bowl.

  3. Whisk olive oil, tomato sauce, lime juice, red wine vinegar, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper together in a separate bowl; drizzle over the pasta mixture and stir to coat.

  4. Chill in refrigerator 2 hours; stir to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

190 Calories
7g Fat
27g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 190
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 336mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 28mg 139%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 291mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.