To be honest, you could make this beautiful, colorful pasta salad any time of year if you really wanted to.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 cups elbow macaroni, uncooked
1/2 lb. green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
1-1/2 cups frozen peas
1 cup julienne-cut carrot sticks
3/4 cup KRAFT Lite House Italian Dressing, divided
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water, adding green beans for the last 2 min. of the pasta cooking time and frozen peas for the last min. of the pasta cooking time. Drain.
Place pasta mixture in large bowl. Add carrots and 1/2 cup of the dressing; mix lightly. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.
Add the remaining 1/4 cup dressing just before serving; toss lightly. Sprinkle with cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 39g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.