Recipe

Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4-6

A quick and tasty pasta salad that 's easy to make after a busy day. Great with crusty bread and a leafy salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1/4 pound deli-sliced smoked turkey, cut into strips
  • 10 green beans, cut in half and steamed
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup Caesar salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts

Preparation

  1. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al dente. Rinse, drain, and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the smoked turkey, green beans, red and yellow bell peppers and red onion together with the cooled pasta.
  3. Add the Parmesan cheese and Caesar salad dressing and toss gently. Garnish with parsley and pine nuts.

Serving Suggestions

Goes great with crusty breads and your favorite leafy green salad.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 407 calories, 23 g. fat, 19 mg. cholesterol, 33 g. carbohydrate, 2 g. dietary fiber, 13 g. protein, 568 mg. sodium