Packable Caesar Pasta Salad


Finding new ways to freshen up lunchboxes can be a real challenge. Luckily, this Packable Caesar Pasta Salad is a fresh idea to replace lunchtime sandwich staples.

Packable Caesar Pasta Salad
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 8
  • Serving size: 1
  • Calories: 289
  • Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 56.5g
  • Sodium: 228mg
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
Recipe type: Lunchbox Ideas
Prep time: 
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Photography by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids.
Ingredients
  • 1 box (14.5 oz.) whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 1 pint NatureFresh™ Farms grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 can low sodium cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
  • 3 mini sweet peppers, seeded, julienned
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup Caesar dressing
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup zucchini, grated
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions and rinse with cold water.
  2. Mix tomatoes, peas, beans, peppers and garlic in large mixing bowl. Add cooked pasta, dressing, cheese and zucchini and mix well.
Suggested Sides
• ½ cup peach chunks
• 8 oz. fresh orange juice

*Nutritional information is for complete meal with suggested sides.

 

 

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