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    Bow Tie Pasta Salad With Fontina and Melon

    Bow Tie Pasta Salad With Fontina and Melon. Photo by Lori Mama

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

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    15 mins

    The Wallaces's Note:

    Now that the weather is getting warmer, I find myself looking forward to pasta salads and melon. Why not combine the two? One of my favorite pasta salads from BHG "Fresh and Simple Pasta Pronto". Swiss cheese can be substituted for the fontina.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse well.
    2. 2
      In a large bowl toss together pasta, melon, and cheese. Combine salad dressing and mint; pour over pasta mixture and toss gently to coat.
    3. 3
      Serve immediately or cover and chill up to 24 hours.
    4. 4
      Add watercress to pasta mixture just prior to serving.
    5. 5
      For a pretty presentation, pasta salad may be served in melon shells :).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 06, 2010

      55

      Very nice salad for a hot summer day. I used honeydew melon. Had to use mixed greens, as there's no watercress available at our local grocers. I wasn't sure whether to use a creamy based dressing or not. I chose a non creamy variety such as Poppy Seed Dressing. Made for Everyday Holiday Tag. :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Bow Tie Pasta Salad With Fontina and Melon

    Serving Size: 1 (145 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 212.7
     
    Calories from Fat 99
    46%
    Total Fat 11.0 g
    17%
    Saturated Fat 6.5 g
    32%
    Cholesterol 50.2 mg
    16%
    Sodium 287.1 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.5 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 7.1 g
    28%
    Protein 11.5 g
    23%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    nonfat poppy seed salad dressing

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