Power Crunch Pasta Salad Recipe

Our Power Crunch Pasta Salad is fueled with superfoods like kale and chia. Make it ahead of time and pack it for a satisfying lunch or an on-the-go dinner.


  1. Cook penne according to package directions. Rinse in cold water and drain.
  2. Toss together pasta, kale, cabbage, apple, carrot and cranberries.
  3. Creamy Yogurt-Herb Dressing: Whisk together yogurt, olive oil, parsley, chives, vinegar, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss well to coat. Sprinkle almonds, pumpkin seeds and chia seeds over salad before serving.


  • Add crumbled goat cheese if desired.
  • For added protein, add tofu, cooked shredded chicken or tuna.

Makes 8 servings. Per serving: 250 calories, 9 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 34 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 8 g sugars, 7 g protein

A Pasta Fits original recipe.

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