Salads

Pasta Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

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Want a deliciously different pasta salad? The cilantro lime vinaigrette in this salad is a refreshing change from Italian pasta salads. This recipe is an adaptation from a local restaurant that you will want to add to your menu! You can make this salad a main dish if you would like by adding cooked shrimp or chicken. This is one of our favorite salads at our house!

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Salad:
8 oz farfalle or bow tie pasta 1 c julienned carrots
1 Tbsp olive oil 1 c julienned red bell pepper
2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley 1 c julienned green bell pepper
2 Tbsp minced fresh cilantro 1 basket cherry tomatoes, halved
2 Tbsp minced scallions 1 lb salad cooked shrimp or chicken (opt)

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette:
3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ c white wine vinegar
¼ c minced cilantro 1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp Dijon mustard ½ tsp pepper
juice & zest of 1 lime 2/3 c canola oil
Cook the pasta al dente using package directions. Rinse under cold water and drain well. Toss with olive oil in large bowl. Add rest of salad ingredients and mix gently. Combine all vinaigrette...
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Nutritions

Calories
172

Sodium
120mg
5% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
34g
11% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV
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