Spaghetti Zucchini Salad
Here's a pasta salad that features some great vegetables. This Spaghetti Zucchini Salad recipe is also one of the easy vegan recipes from Grandmother's collection. Making a pasta salad is great for any meal, and, its a great item to bring to a potluck or a dinner party. There are so many people making the switch to being vegan or vegetarian and cutting meat out of their diets, so its nice to offer up a dish that will be vegan friendly sometimes. Easy zucchini recipes like this one are full of the great benefits of the zucchini squash too. Zucchini nutritional value consists of being high in zinc, thiamin, niacin, iron, manganese, magnesium, and vitamin A, B6 and C. Plus it is very high in dietary fibre too. Other vegetables featured in this great veggie medley are tomatoes, romaine lettuce, and green onions, as well as some olives and of course garlic. Enjoy this yummy pasta salad and other easy recipes from Grandmother's collection.***
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1 lb. spaghetti noodles, broken into 3-inches pieces
1 small zucchini,cut into small chunks
2 tomatoes, chopped
2-3 green onions, chopped
2-3 leaves romaine lettuce torn
1/2 cup black olives
2 cloves garlic,minced
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the spaghetti pieces, el dente. (About 15 minutes boiling time. Drain and set aside to let cool to room temperature.)
In a large salad bowl toss together the zucchini, tomatoes, green onions, olives and lettuce.
Toss in the cooked spaghetti.
In a small bowl stir together the minced garlic, olive oil,red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salad and gently stir in to combine. Serve.
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Nutrition Facts for: Spaghetti Zucchini Salad From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients:Spaghetti noodles, zucchini, tomatoes, green onions, romaine lettuce, black olives, garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper..
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings * Per Serving:Calories 429, Calories from Fat 104, Total Fat 11.6g 18%, Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%, Cholesterol 83mg 28%, Sodium 475mg 20%, Potassium 466mg 13%, Carbohydrates 67.9g 23%, Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%, Sugars 2.4g, Protein 14.2g, Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 26%, Calcium 5%, Iron 27%
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