A cold pasta salad, this dish is perfect for your next picnic.
Yield: 6 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25-35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Difficulty Rating:
Nutritional Highlights: Per serving: 363 calories; 12g protein; 50g carbohydrates; 14g total fat; 210mg sodium Recipe Created By: USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council
1 cup dry green or yellow split peas, rinsed
2½ cups water
⅔ cup Italian salad dressing
8 ounces bow-tie pasta
1½ cups red, green and yellow bell peppers, cubed
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Instructions
In a medium saucepan, bring peas and water to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 25-35 minutes, or until peas are just tender. Drain, if necessary, and transfer peas to a large bowl.
Stir salad dressing into peas and set aside.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions or until tender. Drain.
Toss pasta with peas and peppers. Add salt and black pepper. Serve warm or chilled.
Recipe From: Farm Flavor - www.farmflavor.com
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