Tomato Basil and Bean Pasta Salad
81 cup
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and cool.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, vinegar, Dijon-style mustard and pepper to make vinaigrette.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine pasta, beans, basil and tomatoes. Pour vinaigrette over top and toss together. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  4. If desired, add nuts and cheese just before serving, tossing again to combine.
Recipe Notes

Use any type of beans in place of kidney beans, such as black, pink, or white beans.

Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil and Bean Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cupg)
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 21mg 1%
Potassium 306mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 9%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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