RUSH HOUR RECIPES: Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad

Rush Hour Recipes: Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad

This recipe courtesy is courtesy of St. Peter Food Co-op • St. Peter, Minnesota

Shopping List
Produce: 10 fresh green beans, 1 red bell pepper, 1 yellow bell pepper, 1 red onion, fresh parsley
Grocery: Penne pasta Caesar salad dressing, pine nuts
Dairy: Grated parmesan cheese 
Meat/poultry/fish:  Deli sliced turkey

Ingredients (serves 4-6)
1/2 pound penne pasta, uncooked
1/4 pound deli-sliced smoked turkey, julienned
10 green beans, cut in half and steamed
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup red onion, diced
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 cup Caesar salad dressing
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced
2 tablespoons pine nuts

Preparation
1. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al denté. Rinse, drain and let cool.
2. In a large bowl, mix the smoked turkey, green beans, red and yellow bell
peppers and red onion together with the cooled pasta.
3. Add the parmesan cheese and Caesar salad dressing and toss gently.
Garnish with parsley and pine nuts.

Serving suggestion

Goes great with crusty breads and your favorite leafy green salad.

Nutritional information

Per Serving: 407 calories, 23 g. fat, 19 mg. cholesterol, 33 g.
carbohydrate, 2 g. dietary fiber, 13 g. protein, 568 mg. sodium
The nutritional values and information provided are approximations.