Pasta Salad

Serves: 4
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes

 This creamy pasta dish is easy to prepare and will be on the table in no time.

Ingredients

200g pasta shapes
2 tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cucumber, chopped
1 tablespoon raisins
75g low-fat cheddar cheese, cubed
3 tablespoons natural yoghurt
2 tablespoons low-calorie mayonnaise
4 large lettuce leaves
3 spring onions, sliced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Method

1) Cook the pasta following the instructions on the packet then drain and allow to cool in a large bowl.
2) Add the tomato, cucumber, raisins and cheese to the bowl and stir together. Then mix thoroughly with the yoghurt and mayonnaise.
3) Serve each portion on a lettuce leaf and scatter with the sliced spring onions.

Suggestions

Add 25g toasted cashew nuts. If low-calorie mayonnaise is unavailable, use standard mayonnaise but add half the amount and top up with more yoghurt.

Allergy Advice

Contains: milk, wheat (gluten), egg. Some dried fruits contain sulphites. Some pasta contains egg. Always read the label.

 

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Source: Food Standards Agency Eat Well website http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/healthydiet/recipes/