Spinach Pasta Salad
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta, rinse with cold water, and drain again. Set aside.
- Meanwhile, in a blender container or food processor bowl combine the 1 cup spinach, basil, garlic, cheese, salt, and pepper. Add oil and water; cover and blend or process until nearly smooth and mixture forms a paste, scraping down sides of container frequently. Combine the mayonnaise or salad dressing with the spinach mixture. Add to pasta and toss until well coated. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.
- To serve, line a salad bowl with spinach leaves and, if desired, radicchio leaves. Spoon salad into lined bowl. Sprinkle with chopped prosciutto and pine nuts. Makes 6 to 8 side-dish servings.
Nutrition Facts (Spinach Pasta Salad)
- Per serving:
- 277 kcal cal.,
- 13 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 2 mg chol.,
- 310 mg sodium,
- 32 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 8 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet