Penne and Fruit Salad

Penne and Fruit Salad

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Sweet lime and orange with spring vegetables like capsicum and carrots makes a lovely vitamin C rich salad. Best to boost your immunity with this Penne and Fruit Salad and keep infections at bay. Penne and bean sprouts impart a blend of soft and crunchy textures to the salad.

Penne and Fruit Salad recipe - How to make Penne and Fruit Salad

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1 cup cooked whole wheat penne , cut diagonally
1/4 cup orange segments
1/4 cup sweet lime (mosambi) segments
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
1/2 cup chopped and blanched carrot
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions (whites and greens)
1 cup bean sprouts

To Be Mixed Together Into A Mint Dressing
3/4 cup thick fresh low-fat curds (dahi)
3 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves (phudina)
3/4 tsp mustard (rai/sarson) powder
3/4 tsp powdered sugar
salt to taste

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the salad in a bowl and refrigerate till chill.
  2. Just before serving, add the mint dressing and toss well.
  3. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy103 cal
Protein4.6 g
Carbohydrates20.9 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium23.3 mg


Citrus Salad
 on 01 Nov 10 11:49 PM

i never liked any pasta in a salad, but after tasting citrus salad i changed my opinion. very tasty and citrusy!