Food Soup & Salads

Creamy Shell Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup small pasta shells, uncooked
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled & chopped
  • 1 small carrot, cubed
  • 1 large cucumber, cubed
  • 1 green bell pepper, cubed
  • 1/3 cup process cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets, boiled

For Salad Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon prepared mustard

Yield: 6 servings

Amount Per Serving: ( 1 serving = 1 cup)

  • Calories: 210
  • Fat: 20 g (3 g saturated )
  • Cholesterol: 37 mg
  • Sodium: 332 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 12 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 5 g

Directions:

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.

Step 2

Toast carrots and broccoli in a pan for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from the heat and let it cool.

Step 4

Place pasta, broccoli, carrot, cheese, cucumber, and egg in a large bowl.

Step 5

Mix well.

Step 6

In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients.

Step 7

Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat evenly. Creamy Shell Pasta Salad is ready to serve. ENJOY!!

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