Lunchbox Pasta Salad


By: Momma Cuisine

Course: Main Dish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Makes 4 Servings


  • 1/2 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate

  • 4 slices reduced fat hard salami 1/8-inch thick

  • 4 slices Colby Jack cheese

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons honey-mustard

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • fresh ground black pepper

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 3/4 cup fresh sweet peas or frozen green peas thawed


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, cut salami and cheese into shapes using mini cookie cutters, cutting out as many shapes as possible; set aside.

  3. In small bowl, for vinaigrette whisk together lemon juice, honey mustard, salt and pepper, as desired. Whisk in olive oil until well blended; set aside

  4. In large bowl, combine pasta and green peas. Add vinaigrette, a small amount at a time, tossing until pasta is coated as desired. Just before serving, gently toss in salami and cheese shapes, adding more vinaigrette, if desired. Serve salad immediately or refrigerate, covered, until chilled.

Nutritional Information

  • 400 Calories

  • 20 g Fat

  • 47 g Carbohydrates

  • 13 g Protein

  • 20 mg Cholesterol

  • 490 mg Sodium

  • 6 g Dietary Fiber

  • 5 g Saturated Fat

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