Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

Creamy Italian Pasta Salad
Staff Writer

Cheryl Sousan

The creaminess in this recipe isn't as bad as you think. Only ½ cup of mayonnaise is added to the dressing, along with Italain dressing, mustard, and lemon juice, for a silky and flavorful dressing. 

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Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Heavily salt the water and stir in the pasta. Cook 1 minute past al dente. Rinse with cold water, and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine warm pasta with all other ingredients, stir until well mixed. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

221 kcal

Daily value:

11%

Servings:

8
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 15 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 12 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 8629 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 312 µg
  • Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 29 mg
  • Vitamin D 2 IU
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 2 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 275 µg
  • Alanine 1 g
  • Arginine 1 g
  • Ash 4 g
  • Aspartic acid 1 g
  • Betaine 60 mg
  • Caffeine 1 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 121 mg
  • Carotene, beta 3620 µg
  • Cholesterol 69 mg
  • Choline, total 49 mg
  • Cryptoxanthin, beta 6 µg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 3 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 4 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 3 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 3 g
  • Folate, DFE 64 µg
  • Folate, food 66 µg
  • Folate, total 66 µg
  • Glutamic acid 2 g
  • Glycine 1 g
  • Iron, Fe 2 mg
  • Isoleucine 1 g
  • Leucine 1 g
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 7850 µg
  • Lysine 1 g
  • Magnesium, Mg 57 mg
  • Niacin 4 mg
  • Pantothenic acid 1 mg
  • Phenylalanine 1 g
  • Phosphorus, P 156 mg
  • Phytosterols 1 mg
  • Potassium, K 477 mg
  • Proline 1 g
  • Retinol 11 µg
  • Selenium, Se 17 µg
  • Serine 1 g
  • Sodium, Na 684 mg
  • Sugars, total 6 g
  • Threonine 1 g
  • Tyrosine 1 g
  • Valine 1 g
  • Water 200 g
  • Zinc, Zn 1 mg
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