We've loaded this healthy pasta salad with vegetables and flavors of the Mediterranean. Sun-dried tomatoes and a touch of lemon zest jazz up the dressing, while tender-crisp broccoli florets cook alongside the pasta, making assembly (and cleanup!) a breeze. Source: EatingWell.com, January 2020

Karen Rankin


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Instructions Checklist
  • Place a large bowl of ice water near the stove. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli to the water during the final 2 minutes of cook time. Drain the pasta and broccoli; transfer to the ice water. Drain well. Transfer to a large bowl; add bell pepper, onion, parsley and basil.

  • Combine mayonnaise, sun-dried tomatoes, lemon zest, oregano, salt and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Add to the pasta mixture; toss to coat.


To make ahead: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

222 calories; 13.7 g total fat; 2.1 g saturated fat; 7 mg cholesterol; 250 mg sodium. 312 mg potassium; 21.9 g carbohydrates; 3.6 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 5.2 g protein; 1705 IU vitamin a iu; 57 mg vitamin c; 52 mcg folate; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 50 mg magnesium;

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I love this fresh and healthy pasta salad -- Med flavors make almost anything better. Read More