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Simple Italian Pasta Salad
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A satisfying salad of pasta, vegetables, and a refreshing vinaigrette.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175.2
Total Carbs 28.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Total Fat 3.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Potassium 135.4 mg
Protein 6.5 g
Sodium 146.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1/2 Meat , 2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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8 oz  Pasta, ziti, dry, package
4 oz  Pasta, rotini, tricolor veggie style, FS
1 each  chopped green bell peppers
1 each  large red bell peppers
0 1/2 cup  fresh chopped celery
2 tsp  capers, drained
0.3333 cup  fresh chopped green onion
2 each  roma tomatoes
0 1/2 cup  red wine vinegar
0 1/4 cup  cold water
1 tbsp  olive oil
1 tsp  ground basil leaves
1 tsp  oregano leaves
0 1/2 tsp  minced garlic
1 tbsp  dijon mustard
0 1/4 cup  grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Using a large saucepan, cook both the pastas together according to the package directions, omitting any oil and salt; rinse, drain, and place in a large bowl. Mix in the green pepper, red pepper, celery, capers, green onion, and tomatoes. Using a small bowl, mix the vinegar, water, oil, basil, oregano, garlic, mustard, and Parmesan cheese, combining well; pour over the pasta mixture and toss well; refrigerate until ready to serve.

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