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Penne Salad with Spring Peas

No recipe image available.Reduced calorie penne salad with green peas, onions and bell pepper.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound penne or medium pasta shells, cooked and cooled
1 1/2 cups fresh or thawed frozen peas, cooked
1 large yellow or red bell pepper, sliced
1/2 cup sliced green onions and tops
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup minced parsley
2 teaspoons drained green peppercorns, crushed (optional)
1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™
Salt and ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine pasta, peas, bell pepper and green onions in salad bowl. Blend milk and mayonnaise in medium bowl until smooth. Stir in vinegar, parsley, peppercorns and Equal® .
  2. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat; season to taste with salt and pepper.

Makes 6 (1 cup) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe; 1 cup): 109 cal., 8 g pro., 36 g carbo., 1 g fat, 26 mg chol., 188 mg sodium.

Food Exchanges: 2 Bread.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.