Weight Watchers Recipes

Weight Watchers Layered Pasta Salad


  • 3 cups macaroni pasta, cooked and drained (choose whole wheat or low-carb pasta to save points)
  • 3 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • Half of 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • ⅓ cup chopped celery
  • 1 ½ cups diced lean ham
  • ⅓ cup black olives (sliced to distribute flavor)
  • ½ cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese


  • 1/2 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large serving bowl, layer the cooked and drained macaroni pasta.
  2. Add a layer of chopped romaine lettuce on top of the pasta.
  3. Sprinkle diced red bell pepper, finely diced red onion, thawed green peas, and chopped celery over the lettuce.
  4. Add a layer of diced lean ham over the vegetables.
  5. Sprinkle black olives evenly over the ham layer.
  6. Finish the layers with shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients: fat-free Greek yogurt, light mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper.
  8. Drizzle the dressing evenly over the salad.
  9. Toss the salad gently just before serving to coat all the layers with the dressing.

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