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Old 06-10-2005, 12:51 PM   #9
mauvaisroux
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Default Italian Pasta Salad


Salad:
4-oz. tricolor rotini (corkscew) pasta, uncooked
3/4 cup (3 oz.) cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup sliced zucchini
1/4 cup chopped, seeded tomato

Dressing:
3 tbsp. fat-free Italian dressing
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
3/4 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. granulated sugar substitute (such as Splenda)
1/2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp. pepper

Preparation:
Cook pasta according to pkg. directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; rinse with cold water, and drain again. Place in a large bowl and add cheese, zucchini, and tomato, tossing gently.

Combine Italian dressing and remaining 5 ingredients in a separate bowl, stirring well with a wire whisk. Add the mixed dressing to pasta mixture, and toss gently. Cover and chill 1 hr. Toss gently before serving.
Makes 6 (1/2 cup) servings:

Per 1/2 cup serving: cal 108, fat 2.6 g, fib 0.9 g ww points 2
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