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    Creamy Broccoli Pasta Salad

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    carolinafan's Note:

    Delicious, low-fat salad.

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    1. 1
      Cook rotini to desired doneness as directed on package.
    2. 2
      Drain; rinse with cold water until cool.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine sour cream, cheese, mayonnaise, milk and garlic; blend well.
    4. 4
      In large bowl, combine broccoli, tomatoes, carrot and basil.
    5. 5
      Add cooked rotini; mix well.
    6. 6
      Add sour cream mixture; toss gently to mix thoroughly.
    7. 7
      Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 07, 2012


      I loved this recipe! Followed the recipe exactly and the only thing I would do differently is add salt and pepper. It was nice to find a recipe that does not make such a large amount for just my husband and myself. Now I know I can double or triple as needed. The parmesan added so much to the dressing and the fresh basil was perfect!

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    • on February 27, 2011


      I think this salad was good, and probably will use at as inspiration in the future, but this recipe did have some draw backs in my opinion. First, the goods are: appearance, simplicity and variety. It was colorful, easy to make, and had several delicious veggies, including one of my faves (broccoli). I also found it was not bland, which often can be a problem in pasta salads. I made the exact recipe, and served it to four adults, and it was barely sufficient to give everyone a decent sized serving. There were no left overs, and if I were serving this to 5-6 or more people, I would double the recipe. It wasn't quite as creamy as I like, and I would advise adding slightly more milk.

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    • on February 10, 2011


      So fresh and wonderful tasting! I was wondering and wondering when I could find a tasty, lower calorie wonderful tasting pasta salad that included veggies and I found it. I followed this exactly, even cutting down the mayo by a teaspoon, and used low fat sour cream. So fresh and tasty you would of thought you had gone to the beach on a picnic. Added a bit of red-pepper-flakes just for the heck of it. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Broccoli Pasta Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (73 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 94.1
    Calories from Fat 23
    Total Fat 2.6 g
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    Cholesterol 5.7 mg
    Sodium 65.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 14.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 1.6 g
    Protein 3.5 g

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