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Makes: 6 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
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Pasta Salad
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Prep time: 10 minutes


3 cups
cooked pasta
2 Tablespoons
chopped sweet onion
1⁄4 cup
chopped celery
1⁄4 cup
chopped carrots
1⁄4 cup
frozen peas, thawed
2 Tablespoons
chopped red or green bell pepper
1 1⁄2 cups
chopped ham
1⁄2 cup
cubed cheddar cheese (optional)
1⁄4 cup
fat free or low fat Italian dressing


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Try substituting different vegetables.
  • Ham can be substituted with any meat of choice. 
Serving Size: 
1 cup
Nutritional Label: 
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