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Cucumber Pasta Salad

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Number of servings: 6

Ingredients

    • 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

Directions

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.



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