Video recipe: Whole grain pasta salad

1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
8 oz. sliced strawberries
8 oz. diced fresh apples
8 oz. fresh baby spinach leaves
1 pound whole wheat penne pasta, cooked, warm

1/2 cup fresh shredded Parmesan cheese, for garnish

1. For the dressing, in a bowl add oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. Whisk to combine and set aside.

2. For the salad, in a large serving bowl add strawberries, apples and spinach. Gently stir to combine. Add warm pasta and stir to combine. Pour the dressing over top and gently stir to combine and coat well. Sprinkle with cheese, for garnish.

Makes 8 servings.

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