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Pasta Salad with Figs and Prosciutto

This healthy pasta salad with figs and prosciutto is perfect for those suffering from Diabetes or for anyone looking for an easy, nutritious weeknight meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Pasta Salad with Figs
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 384kcal
Author: Jennifer Farley

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bow tie pasta, cooked al dente
  • 2 ounces prosciutto, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 ounces dried figs, stems removed and sliced in half
  • 3/4 cup shredded asiago cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced finely or mashed into a paste
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, thinly sliced or chopped
  • 24 grape tomatoes

Instructions

  • Place pasta, prosciutto, figs and cheese together in a large salad bowl.
  • Whisk together the garlic, salt, pepper and vinegar. Slowly whisk in the oil until well blended.
  • Pour over the salad bowl and toss well. Add the basil and gently mix in. Top each serving with three tomatoes.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Notes

Shared with permission from The Stress Free Diabetes Kitchen by Barbara Seelig-Brown

Nutrition

Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 1.3mg