Fusilli With Sweet Peppers

Fusilli With Sweet Peppers
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Fusilli,a spiraled spaghetti that comes in various lengths, is an interesting pasta to use in this colorful salad.
25 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Dressing

2 tablespoons
olive or vegetable oil
4 teaspoons
balsamic vinegar or cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/8 teaspoon
coarsely ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic

Salad

7 ounces (2 cups)
uncooked dried fusilli (thin corkscrew or pasta twists)
4 ounces (1 cup)
Land O Lakes® Mozzarella Cheese, cubed 1/2-inch
1/2 cup
thin strips yellow pepper
1/3 cup
thin strips roasted red pepper
2 tablespoons
coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves*
 
*Substitute 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

Directions

  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in small jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well. Refrigerate until serving time.
  2. Meanwhile, cook fusilli according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Drain.
  3. Combine cooked fusilli and all remaining salad ingredients in large bowl. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat.
  4. To serve, spoon salad onto individual plates. Garnish with tomatoes, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
230
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
26g
Protein
9g
Fat
9g
Sodium
310mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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