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Creamy Pasta Salad

When you are looking for something simple, fast and satisfying to make with your low protein pasta, this is your recipe. Just a classic way to prepare a flavorful entrée or side with your favorite shape of pasta. Penne, elbows or spirals, they all taste great, you decide.

Ingredients (for 2 servings)

  • 150 g (5 oz) Loprofin Penne (measured dry), cooked
  • 50 g (2 oz) cherry tomatoes (1/3 cup)
  • 50 g (2 oz) chopped olives, pitted (1/4 cup)
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives
  • 1 handful of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 50 g (2 oz) cucumber (about half of a small cucumber, diced)
  • 50 g (2 oz) salad cream* (1/4 cup)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Method:

  1. Chop the tomatoes, olives, chives, basil, garlic and cucumber into pieces about half the size of the pasta and add to a large bowl.
  2. Add the cooked Loprofin Penne and salad cream to the bowl and mix together.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Can be chilled before serving.

*Salad cream is similar to mayonnaise but with no egg. You can find it at Whole Foods or your local grocer in the "international aisle"

Nutritional Information Per serving
Calories 393
Protein 1.5g
Phenylalanine 24mg
Leucine N/A