Rainbow Pasta Salad 

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Serves: 8 (260g per serve)

Category: Salads

Ingredients

  • 300g green beans, ends trimmed, cut into 3cm piece
  • 200g spiral pasta
  • 420g can salt reduced corn kernels, drained
  • 420g can four bean mix, drained and rinsed
  • 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium red capsicum, seeded and chopped
  • ½ red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ cup flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup basil leaves, shredded

Dressing

  • 1½ tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • ½ tablespoon white wine vinegar or white vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon water

Method

  1. Bring a medium-sized saucepan of water to the boil. Add green beans and simmer for 2 minutes or until bright green. Remove beans and refresh under cold water
  2. Add pasta to the boiling water and cook according to packet directions or until just tender
  3. Drain pasta well and set aside in a large bowl to cool
  4. Add drained beans and remaining salad ingredients to cooled pasta
  5. Place all ingredients is a small screw top jar, shake well
  6. Pour dressing over the salad & toss well, serve warm or cold.

Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 942kJ 364kJ
Protin 10.1g 3.9g
Total fat 1.6g 0.6g
Saturated fat 0.2g 0.06g
Carbohydrate 36.4g 14.0g
Sugars 7.7g 3.0g
Dietary Fibre 10.2g 3.9g
Sodium 266mg 103mg

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