Pasta Salad with Broccoli, Bell Pepper, and Zucchini

Pasta Salad with Broccoli, Bell Pepper, and Zucchini

Preparation Time: 20 minutes plus 1 hour chilling time

1/4 cup diced nonfat cheddar
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1/4 cup sliced green olives
1 medium red bell pepper, cored and chopped
1 cup chopped broccoli
1 cup diced zucchini
3 cups cooked penne
3/4 cup orange juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

1. Toss together cheddar, tomatoes, olives, bell pepper, broccoli, zucchini, and pasta in a large salad bowl.

2. In a separate bowl, combine orange juice, garlic, black pepper, and parsley, and toss well with salad. Chill for 1 hour before serving.

Calories Per Serving: 216
Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 3 mg
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrates: 39 g
Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Sodium: 340 mg

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Excerpted from 500 (Practically) Fat-Free One-Pot Recipes by Sarah Schlesinger Copyright© 1999 by Sarah Schlesinger. Excerpted by permission of Random House, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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