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Cucumber Pasta Salad

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Number of servings: 6


    • 1/2 cup rotini or rotelle pasta
    • 4 English cucumbers, peeled, quartered, and chopped
    • 4 stalks celery, chopped
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1/2 cup low-fat creamy salad dressing
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • 2 tsp celery seeds


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

In a large bowl, combine pasta, cucumber, celery, and onion. In a small bowl, combine dressing, buttermilk, and celery seeds. Toss salad with dressing, cool, and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Pasta Salad 
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 440mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 6g  
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 10%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 2
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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Recipes that are "low fat," "low calorie," low cholesterol," and/or "low sodium" conform to the relevant criteria from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.