Tropical Pasta Salad

Fruit adds a new dimension to pasta salad, not to mention a rainbow of colors, a multitude of nutrients and a tantalizing array of flavors. Rice vinegar has a mild, tangy flavor. This salad is exceptionally low in fat.

Makes 4 servings

2 cups cooked spiral pasta
1/2 cup Sun-Maid Raisins
1/2 cup cubed papaya
1/2 cup cubed nectarine
1/2 cup cubed mango
1/4 cup chopped basil
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar

COMBINE all ingredients. TOSS gently and serve.

Variation: substitute 1-1/2 cups cubed cantaloupe or honeydew melon for papaya, nectarine and mango.



Nutrients per serving (1 cup): Calories 200; Protein 4g; Fat 0.5g (Sat. Fat 0g);
Carbohydrate 44g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 160mg.