Serving Suggestion: Serve with a small apple, 1 Jell-O Refrigerated Strawberry Gelatin Cup (92 g) and 1 cup 1% chocolate milk to complete the meal. Be sure to pack everything in an insulated lunch bag with a small ice pack if you are sending it to school!
Make Ahead: Salad can be made ahead of time. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Or, freeze 1-cup portions in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags. Remove from freezer just before packing in an insulated lunch bag. By lunchtime, the salad should be thawed and ready to be enjoyed.
Substitute: Prepare using whole wheat medium pasta shells.
Nutrition Bonus: Give pasta salad a flavourful twist with this easy-to-make recipe that provides an excellent source of vitamin A from the spinach.
Per Serving: 172 calories;2.5 g fat;
30.5 g carbohydrates;
7.6 g protein;
6 mg cholesterol;
266 mg sodium.