Fontina Melon Salad
cups dried large bow-tie pasta (about 6 ounces)
cup cubed fontina or Swiss cheese (4 ounces)
cup bottled poppy seed salad dressing
tablespoons snipped fresh mint
cups watercress, stems removed
Bottled poppy seed salad dressing
Cantaloupe slices (optional)
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain in colander; rinse with cold water. Drain.
- Toss together pasta, cantaloupe, and cheese in a large bowl. Combine the 1/3 cup salad dressing and mint; pour over pasta mixture, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.
- To serve, stir watercress into pasta mixture. Add a bit more dressing, if needed, to moisten the salad. If desired, garnish with cantaloupe slices. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts(Fontina Melon Salad)
- Per serving:
- 319 kcal cal.,
- 11 g fat
- (6 g sat. fat,
- 73 mg chol.,
- 309 mg sodium,
- 41 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 14 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet