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Healthy Pasta Salad

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Makes

6

Portions
.Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

30

minutes
.

15

minutes cooking time

Ingredients

EQUIPMENT
  • Weighing scales
  • Large saucepan
  • Colander
  • Chopping boards
  • Sharp knives
  • Tin opener
  • Tablespoons
  • Teaspoons
  • Juicer

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 mugs mixed coloured pasta
  • 6 spring onions
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red pepper
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 small tin chickpeas or beans
  • Small tin of sweet corn
  • 100g light cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • 1 teaspoon grainy mustard
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Ground black pepper to season

Method

  1. 1.Cook pasta according to packet instructions.
  2. Cut the spring onion into 0.5cm pieces using scissors.
  3. Cut up the pepper, tomatoes and cucumber into small pieces
  4. Juice the lemon
  5. Drain the sweet corn and beans and wash under the tap
  6. When pasta is cooked drain and cool under cold running water
  7. Place into a large bowl and mix in the cream cheese
  8.  Add the pepper, onion and cucumber and stir well
  9. Add the sweet corn or beans and stir well
  10. Add the herbs, mustard, lemon juice and black pepper

This is an example of one of the recipes from the €˜Dudley Cooking in the Curriculum Programme'.

If you would like further information about the Dudley Healthy Schools Cooking in the Curriculum Programme please contact Anna Hill anna.hill@dudley.gov.uk or ruth.hill@dudley.gov.uk.

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