Wheatless Wednesday: Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

November 14, 2012

This gluten-free pasta salad from The Healthy Apple is a quick and easy lunch.  Gluten-free pasta is tossed in a yogurt dressing that has been flavored with orange zest and fresh cilantro.  If you want to make this pasta salad a little more hearty, add strips of grilled chicken breast.  This dish travels well and is perfect for the busy person.

Gluten-Free Pasta Salad

Ingredients:

1 lb. gluten-free pasta
2 Tbsp. Greek plain yogurt
1 tsp. orange zest
2 tsp. fresh orange juice
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 lb. fresh grapes
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
 
Directions:
 
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.
 
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; gently toss to combine.
 
Transfer pasta salad to four serving bowls.
 
Serve chilled.

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