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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • 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

237 calories; 7.1 g total fat; 2.3 g saturated fat; 40 mg cholesterol; 477 mg sodium. 206 mg potassium; 34.2 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 10.5 g protein; 2730 IU vitamin a iu; 33 mg vitamin c; 30 mcg folate; 97 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 12 mg magnesium;