Though this recipe uses penne pasta, you can use any pasta you like, such as bow tie or spaghetti. Feel free to play around with the sauce to add or delete ingredients. This recipe is quite versatile and the pasta goes well with any combination of fresh vegetables. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: http://www.healthline.com/health-recipes/penne-salad —Healthline
whole wheat penne pasta, boiled and drained per instructions
large yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
large carrot, finely chopped
hard boiled eggs, sliced
garlic cloves, minced
extra virgin olive oil
smooth peanut butter
apple cider vinegar
In This Recipe
To make the dressing, combine the extra virgin olive oil, peanut butter, minced garlic, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt, and black pepper. Whisk till the dressing emulsifies.
In a salad bowl, combine the pasta, bell pepper, carrot, and eggs. Chill in the refrigerator. Pour the dressing on the salad before serving.