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Chef Penny's Cold Rotini Salad
on Spinach

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes


1 Serving


Phase 1

About the Recipe

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  • 1 packet Ideal Protein Rotini

  • 2 cups spinach

  • ¼ cup cucumbers, cubed

  • ¼ cup yellow squash, cubed

  • ½ cup button mushrooms, sliced

  • ¼ cup red onion, chopped

  • ¼ cup green pepper, cubed

  • ¼ cup sliced radishes, sliced


  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar

  • 1 tsp dijon mustard

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Bring 2 cups of water to a boil (no salt or oil

needed). Add Rotini packet to the water and boil for

10 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk the dressing ingredients together

in a bowl large enough to mix your salad

ingredients. Set aside.

Add the cooked pasta to the bowl with dressing.

Dice and chop your vegetables to your liking and

add to your salad bowl. Toss vegetables, rotini, and

dressing together until fully dressed. Add salt and

pepper to taste.

Serve the pasta salad over a bed of spinach and


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