This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Penne Salad with Spring Peas. This one comes from one of my favorites recipe sites, CooksRecipes. The Cooks site has a great selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines, Enjoy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Penne Salad with Spring Peas
Reduced calorie penne salad with green peas, onions and bell pepper.
1 pound penne or medium pasta shells, cooked and cooled
1 1/2 cups fresh or thawed frozen peas, cooked
1 large yellow or red bell pepper, sliced
1/2 cup sliced green onions and tops
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup minced parsley
2 teaspoons drained green peppercorns, crushed (optional)
1 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 6 packets Equal® sweetener or 1/4 cup Equal® Spoonful™
Salt and ground black pepper
1 - Combine pasta, peas, bell pepper and green onions in salad bowl. Blend milk and mayonnaise in medium bowl until smooth. Stir in vinegar, parsley, peppercorns and Equal® .
2 - Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat; season to taste with salt and pepper.
Makes 6 (1 cup) servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe; 1 cup): 109 cal., 8 g pro., 36 g carbo., 1 g fat, 26 mg chol., 188 mg sodium.