Whole Wheat Gemelli Pasta Salad

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A low fructose, tasty pasta salad using organic whole wheat gemelli pasta, black beans, and fresh vegetables.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients

Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain but do not rinse. Lightly spray drained pasta while still hot with olive oil spray, toss and spray again. Toss to coat all the pasta. Allow to cool to room temperature, 15-30 minutes.
2. While pasta is cooling, chop bell pepper (use red, yellow, and/or orange sweet bell pepper) and celery. Drain black beans.
3. When pasta is cooled, pour into mixing bowl and add the chopped bell pepper, celery, black beans and mayonnaise.
4. Add Cajun seasoning to taste. Stir well, coating all pasta and vegetables with mayonnaise.
5. Pour into covered container and refrigerate until well chilled.
6. Note: diced cooked chicken can be added. Immediately before serving add sliced avocado and/or finely shredded Mozzarella cheese.

Nutrition summary

There are 248 calories in 1 serving of Whole Wheat Gemelli Pasta Salad.
Calorie split: 37% fat, 52% carbs, 10% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
10.81g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.513g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
6.03g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.505g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
413mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
34.12g
12%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
19%
Sugars
2.25g
Protein
6.71g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
6mg
0%
Iron
0.08mg
0%
Potassium
299mg
6%
Vitamin A
22mcg
2%
Vitamin C
23.8mg
26%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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