Last night’s leftovers are anything but boring in this simple, yet delicious lunch. Crunchy veggies and rich meat add great texture, and paired with pasta, each forkful is a perfect bite. The tangy dressing cuts through the richness and adds great flavor to bland pasts. Plus, it’s a sneaky way to pack protein and veggies into your kid’s lunch.
6 cups leftover cooked pasta
1/3 cup Italian or Greek salad dressing
1/2 cup shelled edamame
1/2 cup matchstick or shredded carrots
1/2 cup pitted black olives
1/2 cup chopped deli meat or cooked chicken
1/4 cup shredded or grated cheese of your choice
How to Make It
Toss together all ingredients in a large bowl; chill until served.