Mediterranean Pasta Salad

 

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Yield:  4 Servings

Ingredients

3½ cup mini Farfalle

Salt

1 Jar sun-dried tomatoes in oil (approx.. 8-12 oz)

10 olives, pitted

2 figs (fresh or dried)

3-4 tablespoons olive oil

3-4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (bright)

½ tsp mustard

1 tsp honey

Freshly ground pepper, to taste

1¼ cup American pistachios, shelled

Instructions

Prepare pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions, drain and let cool. Cut the

tomatoes into cubes and the olives into quarters. Dry figs with a cloth and dice them into cubes.

Mix the dressing of oil, vinegar, mustard and honey and season with salt and pepper.

Mix salad ingredients, dressing and American pistachios; let stand for a short time to blend flavors. Serve or pack and take.

Preparation time: 30 minutes.
 

Nutritional Information per Serving:
587 calories, 16 g protein, 32 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 64 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 187.5 mg sodium.