Caesar Pasta Salad

Preparation:  15 min. Cooking: 15 min. Total: 30 min.
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  • 1/2 Lb rotelle pasta , or other spiral pasta
  • 1 Cup broccoli florets
  • 1 Cup cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 Cup cucumber , cut into .5 in. pieces
  • 1/2 red bell peppers , seeded and cut into .5 in. pieces
  • 1 Cup Caesar dressing
  • 1/4 Cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp parsley , chopped (optional)
Cook pasta in boiling salted water about 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside to let cool. Place broccoli and cauliflower in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 3 minutes. Remove from steamer basket. Rinse under cold water and drain well. Transfer broccoli and cauliflower to pasta. Add cucumber and bell pepper. Add salad dressing and Parmesan. Toss. Add lemon juice and cherry tomatoes just before serving. Sprinkle with parsley.
Calories
590 Cal
Fat
38 g
Carbs
53 g
Protein
14 g
Fiber
4.9 g
Sugar
5.7 g
Cholesterol
8.5 mg
Sodium
790 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     4.9 g
Fat     38 g
Sugar     5.7 g
Carbs     53 g
Protein     14 g
Calories     590 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     20 g
Fat, Mono     8.8 g
Fat, Sat     6.8 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     57 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     190 mcg     160 %
Vitamin, A     1900 IU     63 %
Vitamin, B12     0.2 mcg     8.6 %
Niacin     4.9 mg     31 %
Riboflavin     0.4 mg     28 %
Vitamin, C     78 mg     87 %
Vitamin, D     0 IU     0 %
Vitamin, B6     0.3 mg     20 %
Vitamin, E     4.3 mg     29 %
Panto, Acid     0.8 mg     17 %
Choline     52 mg     9.4 %
Thiamin     0.6 mg     49 %

Minerals

Calcium     150 mcg     15 %
Phosphorus     230 mg     33 %
Magnesium     56 mg     13 %
Copper     0.3 mcg     28 %
Fluoride     13 mcg     320 %
Zinc     1.6 mg     14 %
Cholesterol     8.5 mg     0.5 %
Sodium     790 mg     53 %
Selenium     39 mcg     71 %
Manganese     0.7 mg     10 %
Potassium     490 mg     10 %
Iron     2.9 mg     36 %