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Healthy Pasta Salad

Posted on August 19, 2011 | No Comments on Healthy Pasta Salad

A pasta lunch can be filling and fulfilling in many ways.  Try out our version that cuts out the unhealthy carbs and just offers up a simple way to enjoy it.  You can prepare it ahead of time and just pack it up when ready to bring it for the day.  If you are packing it for your kids, you can use whole-wheat soba noodles instead.

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 kg Whole-wheat spaghetti, cooked according to package directions
  • 4 slices lean cooked ham
  • 1 red or green bell pepper chopped
  • 3 pieces tomatoes, chopped
  • Dressing:
    • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon mustard

Procedures:

  1. Combine spaghetti, ham, bell pepper, tomatoes in a bowl.
  2. Mix together the mayonnaise and mustard for the pasta and stir into the spaghetti.
  3. Place in chiller until ready to pack for lunch.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

  • Calories (kcal) 232
  • Carbohydrates (g) 23
  • Protein (g) 8
  • Fat (g) 12

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