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  • Mediterranean Pasta Salad

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    Ingredients:

    (1 serving)

    • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 oz.(dry weight) cooked whole wheat pasta
    • 1 cup chopped red and green peppers
    • 1/2 chopped celery
    • 1/4 chopped red onions
    • black olives (optional)

    Mix together cooked pasta and chopped vegetables, toss with salad dressing made with extra virgin olive oil..

    Per serving:

    • 600 calories
    • 3.5 vegetables
    • 3 starches

    This recipe was provided by Mary Flynn, PhD, RD, research dietician at The Miriam Hospital. This recipe was part of a recent research study that found that olive oil may produce greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet. Find out more about the study and listen to Flynn describe the results.