Whole-Grain Pasta Chop Salad with Blood Orange

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Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Makes 5 cups
Recipe Source: 

By Letitia L. Star

Ingredients: 
  • 4 c cooked whole-grain penne pasta (or your favorite fiber-rich pasta) 
  • 2 c raw chopped red, yellow and green bell peppers and other vegetables (tomatoes, onion, fresh corn kernels, carrots, or jicama)
  • 1 c chopped fresh herbs (basil, oregano, dill, chives, rosemary, thyme, or mint)
  • 1/2 c fresh blood orange juice (or other orange juice)
  • 1/2 c crumbled feta cheese (optional)
Directions: 
  1. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix all ingredients. Top with feta, if using.
  2. Refrigerate and chill for several hours before serving.