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Watermelon Feta Pasta Salad

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 16, 2016 2:11:41 PM

Enjoy this recipe by Eskaton Village Carmichael's Chef Kevin. It's a delicious pasta salad with cilantro lime dressing with pumpkin seeds. This recipe will make six(6) two cup portions. 





4 ½ Cup cooked Bowtie Pasta

 1 Tbsp. Shallots, peeled, chopped

¾ Cup Pumpkin Seeds, toasted

¾ Cup Cilantro, fresh, chopped

4 ½ Cup Watermelon, Cubed 1”

1 each Garlic Cloves, peeled, mashed

6 TBSP. Feta Cheese, Crumbled

2 2/3 Tbsp. Pumpkin Seeds, toasted

¾ Cup Radish Slices

½ tsp Kosher Salt

1 ½ Cup Carrots, sliced

1/8 tsp Black Pepper, ground

¾ Cup Green Onion, sliced

1 tsp Brown Sugar

4 ½ Cup Spring Mix

2 2/3 Rice Wine Vinegar, unsweetened

1/2 tsp Kosher Salt

½ Cup Olive Oil

½ tsp Ground Black Pepper

¼ Cup Fresh Lime Juice



Place all dressing ingredients into a blender and process until smooth. Cook pasta according to package directions. Place all salad ingredients into a bowl and toss with dressing.


Toast pumpkin seeds in a preheated 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes or toast in a dry skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly. Seeds will start to pop and be fragrant when ready.



TOTAL FAT (g): 34


TOTAL CARB (g): 52

PROTEIN (g): 21


SODIUM (mg): 490

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Sitting on 37 beautifully landscaped acres, Eskaton Village Carmichael is a continuing care retirement community with independent and assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. Come enjoy the bocce court, putting green, gym, pool, and chef prepared meals. Live in Luxury.  For more information and to schedule a tour call 916-974-2000 / 800-300-3929.