Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Dairy Free Vegan Vegetarian

Calories: 211 Proteins: 8 Carbs: 36 Fats:5 Serves:8 Note:Nutrition without optional ingredients

Ingredients

12oz packet of dried whole wheat noodles

1 medium zucchini, chopped

1 medium yellow crook neck squash, chopped

1 red pepper, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

1 red onion, diced

2-3 Cups broccoli florets

1/2 Cup Italian dressing

--Optional Ingredients--

olives, green peppers and 2 chicken breasts

Directions

1. Cook pasta per instructions.

2. Drain, cool and drizzle with olive oil.

3. Steam broccoli for 1-2 minutes, until bright green – you want it crunchy.

4. Add fresh, chopped vegetables to the pasta and cooked chicken if desired (approximately 2 breasts).

5. Pour dressing over pasta and vegetables, toss well and serve.

Tips and Notes:

Best served at room temperature or slightly chilled.