Sweet and Sour Broccoli pasta Salad

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Sweet and Sour Broccoli pasta Salad

This salad is one I support in a healthy diet; it is light in calories. And the ingredients are nutritious. It has apples, broccoli, carrots, lettuce and pasta.

Number of servings: 6    Calories: 198  Total fat contents: 3 grams

Cholesterol: trace amount    Sodium: 57 milligrams

 

Ingredients for Preparation:

8 ounces uncooked florets

2/3 cup shredded carrots

1 medium Red or Golden Delicious apple

(cored seeded and chopped)

1/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt

1/3 cup apple juice

3 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 tablespoon light olive oil

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon honey

½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves

Lettuce leaves

Direction for preparation:

  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on package (exclude the salt) add the broccoli during the last 2 minutes of cooking. (Drain) rinse thoroughly under cold water until pasta is cool; (Drain well)
  2. Place pasta, broccoli, carrots and apple in a medium bowl.
  3. Combine yogurt, apple juice, vinegar, oil, mustard, honey and thyme in small bowl  (pour these ingredients over the pasta mixture) toss to coat evenly.

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