Spinach Pasta Salad

Spinach Pasta Salad

Delicious dinner ready in 30 minutes. Enjoy this colorful salad made using spinach and pasta – a wonderful meal. 6 servings

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (6 oz)
1
small tomato, cut into quarters
1/3
cup basil pesto
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
cups bite-size pieces spinach leaves
2
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1
small red onion, thinly sliced
1
can (14 oz) quartered artichokes hearts, drained, rinsed
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in food processor or blender, place tomato, pesto, salt and pepper. Cover; process 30 seconds.
  3. Toss pasta, pesto mixture and remaining ingredients.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Live Better America® Kitchens
Use the packaged already-cleaned spinach found in the salad section of the produce department.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 410mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 8g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.