Veggie Pasta Salad

14 oz. princess or dinosaur pasta

1 cup green beans, blanched & halved

2 carrots, peeled and grated

1/2 cup red pepper, diced

1/2 cup green onions, chopped

4 T. lemon juice (fresh or frozen)

2 T. white vinegar

6 T. olive oil

2 t. lemon rind

1 t. sugar

1 t. Dijon mustard

1/2 t. salt

1/4 t. pepper


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the carrots, red
  2. pepper, and green onions.
  3. Vinaigrette: whisk the lemon juice, white vinegar, olive oil, lemon rind, sugar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  4. Cook pasta 6-8 minutes in gently boiling water. Add green beans with 4 minutes to go.
  5. Drain pasta and green beans and rinse with cold water. Add to the veggie bowl.
  6. Gently toss pasta and veggies with dressing.