Connecticut wic program

This recipe provided by Connecticut Department of Public Health WIC and SNAP-Ed

5 from 2 votes
Pasta Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Light Italian dressing gives this colorful, veggie-stocked salad some zest
Course: Salads, Side Dish
Servings: 6
  • 2 cups cooked whole wheat pasta (any shape) (WIC approved)
  • 1 cup cucumber (diced) (WIC approved)
  • 1 large tomato (chopped) (WIC approved)
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper (diced) (WIC approved)
  • 1/4 medium onion (diced) (WIC approved)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas (WIC approved)
  • 1/4 cup Italian light salad dressing
  1. Mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  3. Mix again before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Try adding leftover vegetables.
  • Can add a 15 ounce can of your favorite beans, drained and rinsed.

Recipe adapted from: Eating Smart-Being Active Cookbook

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP. SNAP helps low income people buy nutritious food for a better diet. To get more information contact the CT Department of Social Services at 1- (855) 626-6632 or . USDA does not endorse any products, services, or organizations. Provided by Department of Public Health in partnership with the University of Saint Joseph. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.