Broccoli and Blueberry Pasta Salad with Lemon Buttermilk Dressing ~ this healthy and colorful salad is perfect for all your summer barbecues, picnics, and potlucks.
Servings: 4-6 servings
8ounces(227g) Chickapea Spiral Pasta
1cupsmall broccoli florets(175 grams)
1/2cupdiced apples(50 grams) tossed with lemon juice to prevent browning
1/3cupgolden raisins(50 grams)
1/3cupdried cranberries(40 grams)
1/4cupdiced red onion(50 grams)
1/4cupsunflower seeds(45 grams)
1/4cupsliced almonds(35 grams)
juice of 1/2 lemon
1Tbsppoppy seeds(15 mL)
salt and pepper to taste
Cook the pasta in plenty of salted water for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse the pasta in cold water to stop the cooking. Put in a bowl and drizzle with some of the dressing, toss gently.
Put the broccoli in a microwave safe bowl with a tablespoon of water and microwave for 90 seconds. Drain.
You can assemble the salad in two ways ~ You can arrange the ingredients on top of the pasta, and then dress and toss at the table, or you can mix everything together, it's your call.
Add just enough dressing to moisten the salad without drowning it, you can always add more later.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
https://theviewfromgreatisland.com/blueberry-and-broccoli-pasta-salad-recipe/ March 15, 2017