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Summer Vegetable and Pasta Salad
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Summer Vegetable and Pasta Salad
Makes: 6 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
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Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesTotal time: 20 minutes


3 cups
uncooked whole wheat pasta
1 cup
chopped broccoli
1 cup
peeled and diced cucumber
1 cup
sliced summer squash
3⁄4 cup
Italian salad dressing


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Place in large bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • Use any colorful vegetables you have on hand. Try carrots, cherry tomatoes, green onions or frozen peas.
  • Flavor boosters: 1 cup diced, cooked chicken or ham; 1 cup garbanzo beans.
Serving Size: 
1 cup
Nutritional Label: 
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  • chicken
  • sliced fruit
  • a glass of low-fat milk

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