Finding new ways to freshen up lunchboxes can be a real challenge. Luckily, this Packable Caesar Pasta Salad recipe is a fresh idea to replace lunchtime sandwich staples.

Nutrition Tip: The American Heart Association recommends eating 3 or more whole-grain foods, like whole-wheat pasta, every day, to reduce your risk of certain chronic diseases.

How do you #PowerYourLunchbox? Show us your healthy lunchboxes on Instagram using #PowerYourLunchbox.

Looking for more lunchbox solutions?

Packable Caesar Pasta Salad

Packable Caesar Pasta Salad

Amber Gray
Finding new ways to freshen up lunchboxes can be a real challenge. Luckily, this Packable Caesar Pasta Salad recipe is a fresh idea to replace lunchtime sandwich staples.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 8
Calories 289 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 14.5 oz. box whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas thawed
  • 1 14.5 oz. can low-sodium cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 yellow bell pepper seeded, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup Marie’s® Market Reserve Smoked Black Pepper Caesar Dressing
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 large zucchini julienned

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions and rinse with cold water.
  • Mix tomatoes, peas, beans, peppers and garlic in large mixing bowl. Add cooked pasta, dressing, cheese and zucchini and mix well.
  • Serve with Fruit Naturals®

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 56.62gProtein: 14.17gFat: 2.29gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 228mgFiber: 9.17g
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!