By Jessica Linnell, Assistant Professor of Practice, Family & Community Health, Oregon State University Extension
Recipe Source: Food Hero http://foodhero.org
Number of servings: 6
Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 20 minutes
3 cups uncooked whole wheat pasta
1 cup chopped broccoli
1 cup peeled and diced cucumber
1 cup sliced summer squash
3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Place in large bowl.
- Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Notes: Use any colorful vegetables you have on hand. Try carrots, cherry tomatoes, green onions or frozen peas.Â Flavor boosters: diced, cooked chicken or ham; garbanzo or cannellini beans; diced cheddar cheese, crumbled feta cheese, or shredded parmesan cheese.