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Low Protein Pasta Salad for Kids

Anything but typical. This recipe will help you see just how fun low pro pasta can be. This recipe combines fruit and vegetables to create a pasta salad that is kid friendly and delicious.  Don't be suprise if your children ask for this recipe often. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of lp-animal pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing
  • 1 medium green or red apple, diced
  • 1/4 roasted red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 roasted yellow pepper, diced
  • 1/2 lime

Method:

  1. Prepare pasta per package directions, adding oil & salt to water.
  2. Drain cooked pasta, place in bowl.
  3. Mix in 2 tbsp canola oil and 1/2 cup Italian dressing to cooked pasta.
  4. Dice apple and squeeze lime onto apple for flavor and to prevent browning.
  5. Dice red and yellow peppers.
  6. Add diced apple and peppers to pasta; Mix well and chill in refrigerator.

Yields 12 servings (large portions)

Nutritional Information Per serving Per Recipe
Calories 243 2916
Protein 0.325g 3.9g
Phenylalanine 7.925mg 95.1mg
Leucine N/A N/A