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Spinach, Tomato, and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing

Oxmoor House
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Dressed with a simple vinaigrette made from fresh herbs and a good quality extra-virgin olive oil, this pasta salad is as delicious as it is easy to prepare. The homemade Italian dressing will keep in the refrigerator for a couple of days, so consider doubling the recipe to keep some on hand.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups multigrain rotini pasta (such as Barilla Plus)
  • Italian Dressing
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1 (6-ounce) package baby spinach
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed

Nutrition Information

  • calories 450
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 15.9 g
  • satfat 5.1 g
  • monofat 6.6 g
  • polyfat 3.3 g
  • protein 19.9 g
  • carbohydrate 57 g
  • fiber 8 g
  • cholesterol 22 mg
  • iron 5.5 mg
  • sodium 262 mg
  • calcium 259 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Rinse with cold water; drain.

    Cooking Pasta
  2. While pasta cooks, prepare Italian Dressing. Combine dressing and tomatoes in a large bowl. Add pasta and spinach; toss well, and top with cheese.

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