Power Lunch Pasta

An easy, tasty salad for lunch today.



  • 1 jar (6-1/2 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 ounce fusilli pasta, cooked, drained and cooled
  • 16 ounce deli ham, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup California raisins
  • 1/2 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley


Drain marinade from artichokes into large bowl; whisk together with orange zest and juice, olive oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper to blend thoroughly. Quarter artichokes and add to bowl along with remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Cover and chill.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 460 (32% from fat); Total Fat 17g (sat 4g, mono 8g, poly 4g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 50mg; Protein 27g; Carbohydrate 54g; (Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugars 22g; ); Iron 4mg; Sodium 1700mg; Calcium 110mg; Potassium 1658mg

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Special Diet

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