Fusilli Salad with Italian Salami

Fusilli Salad with Italian Salami

Source: ontariobeans.ca

Yield: 8 servings

Nutrition (For 1 serving)

Calories 446 ;
Protein 13 g;
Fat 22 g;
Carbohydrates 49 g;
Total Dietary Fibre 2.1 g;
Sodium 407 mg;
1package (16 oz./450 g) fusilli pasta1
1 cupWHITE PEA BEANS, soaked and cooked or canned in water: drained and rinsed250 mL
5 ozhard Italian hot salami, sliced thinly140
4plum tomatoes, chopped4 g
1/2red pepper, cut in long, thin slices1/2
1/2green pepper, cut in long, thin slices1/2
10black olives, pitted and halved10
2 tbspfresh parsley25
Balsamic Vinaigrette  
1 tbspDijon mustard15 mL
2 tbspbalsamic vinegar25 mL
1 tbsplemon juice15 mL
1clove garlic, minced1
1/2 cupolive oil125 mL
salt and pepper to taste

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water. In a large bowl, combine remaining salad ingredients. Add pasta and toss lightly to mix.
Dressing: Mix all ingredients together, whisking the olive oil in gradually at the end, until dressing is slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper.
Just before serving, pour dressing over salad and toss.