Rotini & Bean Salad w/ Lettuce
By 30 Minutes or Less
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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
Category: Salads
Serves: 2
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Green

Ingredients

1 cup rotini (or other pasta)
2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 scallion, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped basil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled

Directions

Cook pasta as label directs and cool. 

Combine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, kidney beans, scallion and basil in a bowl. 

Add pasta and mix to combine. 

Mix oil, vinegar and pepper and pour over salad. 

Sprinkle with feta cheese. 

Serve immediately.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, fiber and a good source of magnesium and potassium.

 

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    482
  • Carbohydrates:    65g
  • Total Fat:    16.4g
  • Cholesterol:    8mg
  • Saturated Fat:   3.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    12g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    30%
  • Sodium:    447 mg
  • Protein:    20g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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