Super Veggie Pasta Salad

I have been in love with creating pasta salads this summer. It is a super easy way to have a fresh and healthy meal. Try this one at your holiday party this weekend.

Ingredients

1/2 lb whole wheat rotini pasta
1 zucchini squash (if small, use two) , cut into small chunks
1 cup baby spinach
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/2 Tbs olive oil
Italian dressing
Salt and Pepper

Boil a pot of water for your noodles. Cook until tender. In a sauté pan, add olive oil, garlic, and onion. Cook until aromatic, about 3 minutes. Add your zucchini and cook another 2-3 minutes over medium heat. You just want to sweat them a little. Make sure they stay firm and crisp. Toss in your spinach to allow slight wilting. Remove from heat.

Rinse your pasta in cold water. Toss veggies in. Add Italian dressing, salt, and pepper to taste. Refrigerate and enjoy!

Have a great holiday weekend everyone!

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