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Easy Pasta Salad

This is a good summer pasta salad.

16 oz. penne pasta (I prefer whole wheat)
1 head of broccoli ,cut into florets
1 red bellpepper, cut into strips
1 (6.5 oz.) jar marinated artichoke hearts
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
salt & pepper to taste

Bring a large pot of slightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 minutes. Add broccoli and cook 2 minutes more. Drain pasta ans broccoli and rinse with cold water until cool.

In large bowl, combine pasta, broccoli, red bellpepper, the artichoke hearts (with the marinade) parmesan cheese,salt and pepper. Toss and serve.

Serves 8 = 5 points on WW

calories: 252
total fat: 3.6g
cholesterol: 2mg
sodium: 157 mg
carbohydrates: 46.8g
fiber: 4.2g
protein: 10.9g
3 Responses
172023 tn?1334672284
Any pasta salad that doesn't include mayo is fine with me!  This one looks really good.
93532 tn?1349370450
I heart mayo, but I also heart italian dressing splashed on pasta.
213739 tn?1215486009
I'm so picky but this salad has nothing creamy so I'm SOO excited to try it!
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