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Full-flavored ingredients, such as olives, Dijon mustard, prosciutto, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, lend this pasta Medi-terranean presence. Cavatelli are short, tight pasta shells; any small, compact pasta, such as mini penne, will also work.

Mike Wilson
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2004


Credit: Karry Hosford

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2 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


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  • Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk; set aside.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain. Add pasta, parsley, and remaining ingredients to vinegar mixture; toss well to coat. Cover and chill.

Nutrition Facts

430 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 13.8g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 7.5g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 17.1g; carbohydrates 57g; fiber 2.9g; cholesterol 18mg; iron 3.6mg; sodium 846mg; calcium 202mg.