Garbage Pasta Salad


Servings: 
8

Ingredients: 

1/2 (16-ounce) box whole wheat pasta
6 ounces turkey salami, lean beef salami or baked ham, cut into cubes
6 ounces part-skim mozzarella or provolone cheese, cubed
1 small zucchini, washed and thinly sliced
1 cup sugar snap peas, washed
1 cup broccoli flowerets, washed and chopped
1/2 red pepper, chopped
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup parsley or basil, washed and chopped
1/2 cup light Italian dressing
2 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese, grated
Black pepper, to taste




Directions: 
  1. Boil the pasta according to package directions; rinse in cold water and drain well. Pour the drained, cool pasta into a large bowl.
  2. On top of the pasta, add the salami, cheese, zucchini, pea pods, broccoli, red pepper, onion, parsley or basil and salad dressing. Stir well with a large spoon.
  3. Serve with the Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top and black pepper, to taste. 

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