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Pasta Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

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Creamy Herb Dressing:
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed fresh parsley
1/4 cup (60 mL) packed fresh basil
1 tbsp (15 mL) packed fresh oregano or 2 tsp (10 mL) dried oregano
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Milk
3/4 cup (180 mL) light mayonnaise
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
1/4 cup (60 mL) cider vinegar

Pasta Salad:
12 oz (375 g) fusilli or other short pasta, (about 4 cups/ 1L)
2 cups (500 mL) chopped green beans
2 cups (500 mL) carrots, julienned
1 green bell pepper or red bell pepper, chopped
1 green onion, finely chopped

Yields: 8 servings

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  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Yields 8 servings

For variety, this dressing works equally well with potato or rice salad.

  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Yields 8 servings

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Ingredients


Creamy Herb Dressing:
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed fresh parsley
1/4 cup (60 mL) packed fresh basil
1 tbsp (15 mL) packed fresh oregano or 
2 tsp (10 mL) dried oregano
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Milk
3/4 cup (180 mL) light mayonnaise
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper
1/4 cup (60 mL) cider vinegar

Pasta Salad:
12 oz (375 g) fusilli or 
other short pasta, (about 4 cups/ 1L)
2 cups (500 mL) chopped green beans
2 cups (500 mL) carrots, julienned
1 green bell pepper or 
red bell pepper, chopped
1 green onion, finely chopped

Preparation

*Creamy Herb Dressing:
Finely chop parsley, basil and oregano. Combine milk, mayonnaise, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper, stirring until smooth. Gradually whisk in vinegar. Let stand for 10 min or until thickened.

Pastal Salad:
In large pot of boiling water, cook fusilli for 5 to 7 min or until almost tender. Add beans; cook for about 3 min or until pasta is tender but firm and beans are tender-crisp; drain. Rinse under cold running water until cool; drain well.

In large bowl, combine pasta mixture, carrots and green pepper. Pour 2 cups (500 mL) of the Creamy Herb Dressing over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with onions.

Tips

*This superb dressing thickens as it stands. It can be cooled, covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Healthy Eating Tip: A delicious way to 5 a day- One serving of this recipe is a great way to help you get one of the 5 to 10 servings of Vegetables and Fruit a day recommended by Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating.

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Did you know?

Our Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese recipe from 1995 is one of our most popular recipes of all-time. Find it here.

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 2001 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Did you know?

Our Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese recipe from 1995 is one of our most popular recipes of all-time. Find it here.

This recipe is brought to you by:

My Milk Calendar From the 2001 Milk Calendar Explore all Milk Calendar recipes

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 775 Calories
Protein: 16 g
Carbohydrate: 38 g
Fat: 64 g
Fibre: 1.9 g
Sodium: 4000 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 52 % / 573 mg
Vitamin B12: 84 %
Vitamin D: 79 %
Riboflavin: 46 %
Phosphorus: 43 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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