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.


  • 2 cups cooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup Sun-Maid Natural 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
  • Directions:

    COMBINE all ingredients.
    gently and serve.

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

    Makes 6 servings.

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

    Daily Values: Vitamin A 25% * Vitamin C 30% * Iron 10% * Dietary Fiber 12%