Recipe: Summer Squash Pasta Salad

Recipe: Summer Squash Pasta Salad

This Summer Squash Pasta Salad brings taste and health to the party.

Summer Squash Pasta Salad

Makes 16 servings


16oz box whole wheat Rotini pasta

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 medium zucchini, diced

2 medium yellow squash, diced

8oz mozzarella balls, halved

1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

½ large red onion, diced

½ cup pine nuts


1/3 cup olive oil

3 tablespoons white wine vinegar

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon oregano leaves

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon salt


½ cup Italian Dressing (Tessemae’s Brand suggested)


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

In a large pan over medium-high heat, roast zucchini and squash in olive oil until tender and slightly browned, about 10 minutes. Set aside.

Mix dressing ingredients together.

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and toss in dressing. Serve cold.


Per serving

216 calories | 10.8g fat | 2.1g saturated fat | 144mg sodium | 23.6g carbohydrate | 3.2g fiber | 6.3g protein