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Serving Size 3/4 cup
Yield 6 Servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
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Spinach Pasta Salad
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups
cooked pasta (try whole wheat shells, bow ties, macaroni or other small shapes)
4 cups
spinach
1⁄4 cup
dried cranberries
2 Tablespoons
sunflower seeds
1 can
(15 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
2 Tablespoons
chopped cilantro or parsley
 
DRESSING
2 Tablespoons
teriyaki sauce
2 Tablespoons
vinegar
1⁄4 teaspoon
garlic powder
1⁄8 teaspoon
each salt and pepper
1 1⁄2 teaspoons
sugar
1 Tablespoon
vegetable oil

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together teriyaki sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, salt, pepper, sugar and vegetable oil.
  2. Add cooked pasta, spinach, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, mandarin oranges and cilantro or parsley, if desired. Mix well. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

Try a low fat Asian Salad Dressing from the store to replace the dressing ingredients.

Serving Size: 
3/4 cup
Nutritional Label: