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Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

MADELEINE COCINA
12Ingredients
35Minutes
180Calories
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Description

Pasta salad is a refreshing chilled dish that is perfect for backyard barbecues, parties and summer nights. This Whole Wheat Pasta Salad is a healthier alternative and has only 180 calories per serving. This recipe, which contains four servings, takes 35 minutes to prepare. Ingredients include whole wheat pasta, red bell pepper, onions, tomatoes, capers, jalapeno chilies, queso panela, red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon.

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups whole wheat pasta
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/4 onion (cut into long strips)
  • 2 tomatoes (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon capers (minced)
  • 2 jalapeño chili peppers (minced)
  • 1 cup panela cheese (cut into medium pieces, you can substitute it with goat cheese or feta cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt (as desired)
  • pepper (as desired)
  • 1 lemon
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    Directions

    1. Heat water in a cooking pot on high until it boils.
    2. Boil the pasta for 7 minutes and remove it from the pot. Strain and rinse with cold water.
    3. Add the red wine vinegar, salt, pepper, and lemon zest to a small bowl, and pour the olive oil in while mixing the ingredients.
    4. Add the red bell pepper, onion, tomatoes, capers, jalapeño peppers, panela cheese, and the pasta to a salad bowl.
    5. Add the dressing to the salad bowl, mix, and serve.
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    NutritionView More

    180Calories
    Sodium15% DV370mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein8% DV4g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories180Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol25mg8%
    Sodium370mg15%
    Potassium330mg9%
    Protein4g8%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium8%
    Iron8%

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

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