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Cucumber Pasta Salad
Cucumber Pasta Salad

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 6

(68 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 170
Protein: 6 g
Carbs: 35 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 440 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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Try this salad as an alternative to high-fat creamy pasta salads. Serve with grilled chicken for a satisfying main meal.
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 seed
Directions:
1 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.
2 In large bowl, combine pasta, cucumber, celery and onion. In small bowl, combine dressing, buttermilk and celery seed. Toss salad with dressing, cool, and serve.
3 ENJOY!

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