Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Pasta Salad

I love pasta and it is a great way to make tasty side dishes for parties, showers, barbecues, and potluck meals. When I was trying to lose weight I had to modify my favorite pasta salad recipe into a Low Calorie Pasta Salad so I could still have a go to side dish. I find that this Low Calorie Pasta Salad was so easy to swap out with my normal calorie laden option that no one noticed my healthy swap. Now that my favorite pasta salad is Low Calorie, I am able to enjoy a serving without breaking my daily calorie bank or feeling like I need work out for an extra hour. A few simple tweaks made it a dish I could enjoy and feel happy serving my family and friends. Everyone is happy with the new changes and it is still requested for family gatherings, parties and more. Try this Low Calorie Pasta Salad at your next gathering and see if anyone notices that it is not laden with calories or fat. 

Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Low Calorie Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes of Tri-Color Vegetable Rotini Noodles
  • 1 16 oz bottle of Fat Free Italian Dressing
  • 1 Large Spanish Onion
  • 2 cans of Pitted Black Olives
  • 2 Tbsp McCormicks Salad Supreme

Instructions

  1. Cook Rotini Pasta according to directions.
  2. Drain and Rinse with cold water.
  3. While the pasta is draining, dice onion into small pieces. Set Aside.
  4. Drain black olives and slice into small pieces and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, combine pasta and Italian dressing.
  6. Stir pasta well making sure to coat all the past evenly.
  7. Mix in onions and Black Olives.
  8. Sprinkle McCormicks Salad Supreme on top of Pasta Salad and mix well.
  9. Chill before serving.
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If you want to bulk up your Low Calorie Pasta Salad without adding extra calories so you can enjoy a larger serving , fill it up with these tasty Low Calorie options.

Chopped Raw Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery and Carrots

Diced Zucchini, Cucumbers,Summer Squash, Grape Tomatoes, Red Peppers, Green Peppers or Yellow Peppers

Other healthy options include Shelled Sunflower Seeds, Diced Turkey Pepperoni and Low Fat Feta Cheese

To prepare a complete Low Calorie Meal prepare this Low Calorie Pasta Salad with these tasty low calorie offerings.

Low Calorie Turkey Burgers

Low Calorie Cheddar Biscuits

Low Calorie Pumpkin Pie

Share with us your ideas to make this Low Calorie Pasta Salad your own and let us know how it goes over at your next family party.

Comments

  1. says

    Sounds yummy, Love the idea of adding in all those extra veggies. Being diabetic also means I’d probably swap out the regular pasta for whole wheat. It’s the middle of winter and freezing here right now but you’ve got me craving some cold salads and grilled chicken now lol!
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