Recipe Details

Retro Pasta Salad with Ham

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups

This light dish is a great choice for a summer BBQ or lunch.

Name: Amount:
uncooked whole-grain penne pasta 6 oz
extra-lean ham, chopped 4 oz
finely chopped green bell pepper 1 cup
thinly sliced celery 0.75 cup
finely chopped red or yellow onion 0.25 cup
sweet pickle relish 3 Tbsp
reduced-fat mayonnaise 0.33 cup

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any salt or fats.


Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Mix well and set aside.


Drain cooked pasta in colander and run under cold water until completely cooled. Shake off excess liquid.


Add pasta to ham mixture and mix gently, yet thoroughly.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 290
Calories from Fat 70
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 640mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 44g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 9g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 1/2 Starch 1 Vegetable 1 Lean Meat 1/2 Fat