More Yummm!

More Yummm!

Protein Packed Antipasto Pasta Salad

Prep.
Time

15

Min

Cook
Time

10

Min

Total
Time

25

Min

Introduction

This creamy pasta salad combines everything we love about an antipasto platter, with the benefit of added protein from the Lowfat plain Muuna cottage cheese! Layer the ingredients into a jar to take this meal on-the-go or serve at your family’s next sit- down a air. Either way, it’s sure to please!

Ingredients

Salad

1 lb. Uncooked elbow macaroni (gluten-free pasta will also work)
1 cup Pepperoni, chopped
1 cup Ham, cubed
1 cup Cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup Green peas, cooked
1⁄2 cup Artichoke hearts, quartered
1/2 Large red onion, thinly sliced
1-2 Tbsp. Fresh at-leaf parsley, chopped

Dressing

• 2 Containers of 5.3oz Lowfat Plain Muuna cottage cheese (or 1 1/3 cups)
• 1⁄4 cup + 1 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
• 1 1/2 tsp. Garlic, minced
• 6 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
• 1 Tbsp. Honey
• 1/2 tsp. Dried Italian herbs
• 1/2 tsp. Salt

Instructions

1) Prepare pasta according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.

2) In a food processor, combine dressing ingredients. Pulse until smooth.

3) Once pasta is cooled, in a glass jar or other spill-proof container, layer dressing, cooked pasta, tomatoes, ham, onions, peas, pepperoni, and artichoke hearts.

4) Chill in refrigerator until ready to enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Recipe Makes: 8 Serving
Calories:
458
Protein: 20g
Carbohydrates: 50g
Fat: 19g
Fiber: 3g

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