Colorful Pasta Salad

Colorful Pasta Salad
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Who wants to eat an ordinary pasta salad? This colorful pasta salad recipe pairs colorful vegetables with pasta and is a perfect addition to any kidney diet.

This recipe brought to you by DaVita, a proud partner of the American Diabetes Association® and Diabetes Food Hub®
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    5 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 140

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 0.6g
  • Cholesterol 6mg
  • Sodium 180mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 3g
    • Added Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g
  • Potassium 95mg
  • Phosphorus 45mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Fat



  • Bow-tie pasta (Bow-tie pasta)
    4 oz
  • red bell pepper (chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • orange bell pepper (chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • cucumber(s) (chopped)
    3 tbsp
  • carrots (shredded)
    3 tbsp
  • red onion (chopped)
    3 tbsp
  • black pepper
    1/8 tsp
  • light mayonnaise
    2/3 cup
  • sugar
    1/2 tsp
  • lemon juice
    1 tbsp


  1. Chop bell peppers, red onion, and cucumbers. Shred carrots.

  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions, without salt. Drain and rinse in cold water to cool. Place in a large bowl.

  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients with a whisk, then stir into pasta and vegetables.

  4. Mix prepared vegetables with pasta and mix to combine.

  5. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.