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Penne Pasta Salad with Spinach and Tomatoes

Salad for pasta lovers, sort of
Penne pasta salad

Courtesy of McCormick

Packed with immune system boosting spinach, this penne pasta salad also includes mozzarella cheese balls and heart-healthy tomatoes. 

Courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
30 m
20 m
(prepare time)
10 m
(cook time)
8
Servings
269
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces penne pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Marjoram Leaves from McCormick® Italian Series Flavor Makers
  • 1 Teaspoon Rosemary Leaves from McCormick® Italian Series Flavor Makers, finely crushed
  • 3/4 Teaspoons McCormick® Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper from McCormick® Italian Series Flavor Makers
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt from McCormick® Sea Salt Grinder
  • 2 Cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Cup bite-size mozzarella cheese balls, halved
  • 1 Cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well.

Meanwhile, mix oil, vinegar, marjoram, rosemary, garlic powder, crushed red pepper and salt in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended.

Add pasta and spinach; toss to coat well.

Add tomatoes and cheeses; toss gently to mix.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving269
Total Fat14g22%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated6g31%
Cholesterol30mg10%
Protein12g24%
Carbs23g8%
Vitamin A91µg10%
Vitamin B120.3µg11%
Vitamin C4mg4%
Vitamin D0.2µg1.2%
Vitamin E1mg7%
Vitamin K18µg15%
Calcium227mg23%
Fiber1g5%
Folate (food)16µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)16µg4%
Iron0.7mg3.9%
Magnesium28mg7%
Monounsaturated6gN/A
Niacin (B3)0.7mg4.2%
Phosphorus212mg30%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium162mg3%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg9.4%
Sodium268mg11%
Water48gN/A
Zinc1mg12%