This simple chilled ravioli salad is bursting with vegetables--broccoli, carrots, tomato, and pea pods. It's a good choice for summer picnics or barbecues. Using purchased Italian salad dressing saves prep time, and you can easily substitute other reduced-calorie dressings to switch up the flavor.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook ravioli according to package directions, except omit any oil or salt. Add broccoli and carrots for the last 3 minutes of cooking time (return to boiling after vegetables are added and then finish cooking). Drain. Rinse with cold running water; drain again.

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  • Combine pasta mixture and scallions in a large bowl; drizzle with dressing. Toss to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 6 hours.

  • To serve, gently stir tomato and pea pods into salad. If desired, serve on lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Facts

236.6 calories; protein 10.5g 21% DV; carbohydrates 34.2g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 3.6g; fat 7.1g 11% DV; saturated fat 2.3g 11% DV; cholesterol 40.5mg 14% DV; vitamin a iu 2730.4IU 55% DV; vitamin c 32.8mg 55% DV; folate 29.9mcg 8% DV; calcium 96.7mg 10% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 11.8mg 4% DV; potassium 205.8mg 6% DV; sodium 476.6mg 19% DV.