Light Pasta & Veggie Salad

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This is a yummy pasta and veggie salad that I came up with that is absolutely delicious!  I love it because it’s light and doesn’t make me feel like I’m completely stuffed!  :)

Light Pasta & Veggie Salad

1 Box Pasta (Macaroni or Bowties Work Best)
2 Cups Broccoli, Cooked and Cut Up
1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Cut In Half
1 Cup Corn Kernels, Cooked
2 Carrots, Sliced
1/3 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1/3 Teaspoon Pepper

  1. Cook the pasta as directed on the package.  Once it is finished cooking, drain and let cool complete.
  2. After pasta is cooled, make the dressing.  Mix the olive oil with the lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon salt.  Pour over the pasta.
  3. Next, mix all of the vegetables in with the pasta.  Then pepper to taste.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight, to let flavors combine.
  5. Enjoy!

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Comments

  1. love how simple and healthy this is! yummy!

  2. You had me at the words “light” and “pasta”!
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  3. One of our family goals is to eat healthier. This looks like the perfect recipe for that. Thanks for sharing!
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  4. I love light pastas like this! I’ve decided that pasta is my new acceptable food, since it can be gluten free, and very satisfying. Just trying to maintain a reasonable and doable diet in my 40′s!…;)
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  5. this looks like a great lunch!
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  6. Looks good and simple – I’ll have to squeeze it in before it gets cold outside!
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  7. Easy and quick… perfect for working females. Thanks for sharing!

  8. An easy way to sneak in some veggies. :D Thanks for sharing your tempting treat on BeColorful.
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  10. So quick and simple! Thanks for sharing!

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