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Pasta Salad with Feta Cheese and Watermelon

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Pasta Salad with Feta Cheese and Watermelon
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Health Score:
8,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
Calories:
483
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This pasta is packed with protein from the feta and potassium from the watermelon.

The salad is suitable as a light lunch in the office or as a side dish with grilled foods such as chicken breast or vegetable skewers. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie483 kcal(23 %)
Protein16 g(16 %)
Fat15 g(13 %)
Carbohydrates69 g(46 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage5.1 g(17 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.8 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin5 mg(42 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate40 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid1.5 mg(25 %)
Biotin4.8 μg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C8 mg(8 %)
Potassium321 mg(8 %)
Calcium80 mg(8 %)
Magnesium71 mg(24 %)
Iron2 mg(13 %)
Iodine17 μg(9 %)
Zinc1.8 mg(23 %)
Saturated fatty acids5 g
Uric acid70 mg
Cholesterol14 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
12 ounces macaroni
salt
1 tablespoon Pine nuts
1 red onion
1 piece Watermelon (peeled)
2 stalks mint
4 tablespoons Feta
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons olive oil
freshly ground peppers
How healthy are the main ingredients?
WatermelonFetaolive oilPine nutssaltonion

Preparation steps

1.

Cook pasta in boiling salted water a dente, drain, rinse with cold water and drain again.

2.

Toast pine nuts in a dry pan until golden yellow, remove from heat, cool and chop coarsely. Peel onion, halve and cut into narrow strips. Seed watermelon and cut pulp into bite-sized pieces. Rinse  mint, shake dry and pluck off leaves.

3.

Cut the feta cheese into 1/2" cubes.

4.

Prepare dressing by combining lemon juice with oil, season with salt and pepper.

5.

Combine salad ingredients, toss with dressing. Arange on plates, season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

6.

Comments

 
This is the perfect, refreshing summer pasta salad!