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Veggie Caesar Pasta Salad

When you know you’ll be in a time crunch with lunchboxes during the week ahead, make a big batch of this Veggie Caesar Pasta Salad to last all week!

Kids will love the fun bow-tie pasta (or swap out with their favorite pasta shape!) and parents will love that it’s packed with veggies. Plus, you can customize with whatever veggies you have on hand.

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Veggie Caesar Pasta Salad

Veggie Caesar Pasta Salad

When you know you'll be in a time crunch with lunchboxes during the week ahead, make a big batch of this Veggie Caesar Pasta Salad to last all week!

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces bowtie pasta
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 (15 oz.) can low-sodium chickpeas, drained, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sliced mini sweet peppers
  • 1/2 cup havled cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Caesar dressing
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 mandarin
  • 1 cheesestick
  • 1 package Crispy Green® crispy fruit, per serving

Instructions

  1. Mix pasta, spinach, chickpeas, peppers, tomatoes, dressing and cheese in large bowl.
  2. Serve with mandarin, cheese stick and crispy fruit.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 240Total Fat: 8gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 309mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 6gSugar: 4gProtein: 10g

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Grace Vilches

About the Author

Grace Vilches

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Produce for Kids team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Produce for Kids in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on the Produce for Kids Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Produce for Kids promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

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