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Italian Pasta Salad

italian-pasta-salad

Description



Regular pasta salad is so last season. Bring your favorite Italian meats to life with this refreshing twist on pasta salad. With School Nutrition in mind, this recipe promotes meal components of 1oz protein, 1/3 cup grain, and 1/2 cup vegetable servings.

Prep
15m

Cook
10m

Serves
18

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Ingredients



  • 1 12 ounce pack Kunzler Italian Style Combo Pack, Diced, set aside

  • 1 box Medium Shells
  • 6 ounces Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 15 ounce can Garbanzo Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 5 medium sized Tomato, diced
  • 2 green pepper, diced
  • 2 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced

Directions



Step 1

Fill large saucepan with water, place on burner set to high heat. Bring to boil.

Step 2

Add shells to the water, stir to prevent sticking together and to the bottom of pan.

Step 3

Cook to al dente, approximately 10 minutes.

Step 4

Drain shells and rinse with cold water. Place in large mixing bowl.

Step 5

Add the vinaigrette to pasta, stir to coat and prevent sticking.

Step 6

Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Enjoy!

Italian Pasta Salad

http://www.kunzler.com/recipe/italian-pasta-salad/

Ingredients

  • 1 12 ounce pack Kunzler Italian Style Combo Pack, Diced, set aside

  • 1 box Medium Shells
  • 6 ounces Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1 15 ounce can Garbanzo Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 5 medium sized Tomato, diced
  • 2 green pepper, diced
  • 2 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced

Directions

  1. Fill large saucepan with water, place on burner set to high heat. Bring to boil.
  2. Add shells to the water, stir to prevent sticking together and to the bottom of pan.
  3. Cook to al dente, approximately 10 minutes.
  4. Drain shells and rinse with cold water. Place in large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the vinaigrette to pasta, stir to coat and prevent sticking.
  6. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Enjoy!