HOW TO MAKE PASTA SALAD

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

BROCCOLI BEAN AND BOWTIE PASTA SALAD

BROCCOLI BEAN AND BOWTIE PASTA SALAD RECIPE

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 oz bowtie pasta cooked tender and drained
  • 11 oz can mandarin oranges; drained
  • 15 oz can garbanzo beans; drained and rinsed
  • 1 large bunch of fresh broccoli; washed, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 green onions; sliced thin
Dressing:
  • 1/4 c white vinegar
  • 1/4 c orange juice
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
PASTA SALAD INSTRUCTIONS
In large salad bowl, toss cooled pasta with mandarin oranges and vegetables. In a shaker container combine ingredients for the dressing; shake to mix.
Pour dressing over the salad. The pasta salad recipe is ready to serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until serving time.


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Thursday, August 23, 2012

CITRUS PASTA SALAD WITH CHICKEN


CITRUS PASTA SALAD WITH CHICKEN
   ..a nice pasta salad recipe to try !

PASTA SALAD INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. rotini cooked, chilled
  • 8 oz. sugar snap peas
  • 8 oz. matchstick carrots
  • 1 medium red pepper, diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 8 oz. pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 8 oz. Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, cubed
  • 8 oz. chicken breast, cooked, diced, and chilled
  • 16 oz. citrus vinaigrette
PASTA SALAD INSTRUCTIONS
First of all Toss everything together and chill for several hours or overnight before serving. And then The pasta salad recipe is ready to serve...enjoy the salad !


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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Garden Pasta Salad with Basil Dressing

GARDEN PASTA SALAD RECIPE WITH BASIL DRESSING

Pasta Salad Recipe Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup chopped green beans
  • 1/2 lb. pasta (bow tie, corkscrew or penne)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced yellow or green zucchini
  • 2 medium carrots, diagonally sliced
  • Half sweet red pepper, cut in thin strips
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions or chives
  • 1/4 cup black olives
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried
Basil dressing:
  • 3 tbsp. wine or cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil or 1/2 tsp. dried
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Pasta Salad Recipe Directions:
First of all In pot of boiling water, blanch beans for 3 minutes; drain and cool under cold water. And then In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender but firm; drain and rinse well under cold water. Next Drain again and place in large salad bowl. And then Add beans, zucchini, carrots, red pepper, tomato, scallions or chives, olives and basil.Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, water, basil, mustard, garlic and hot pepper flakes until well mixed. Pour over salad and toss to mix...great pasta salad is ready to serve..enjoy !
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Saturday, June 16, 2012

COLD PASTA SALAD RECIPE

COLD PASTA SALAD RECIPE

PASTA SALAD RECIPE INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. pasta, cooked & drained
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing or vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon Salad Supreme seasoning
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 1/2 red onions, chopped
  • 2 green peppers, chopped
PASTA SALAD RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
First of all combine all above ingredients into a very large bowl and marinate overnight. And then put a lid over your bowl. Serve cold...nice tasting pasta salad ! Enjoy it !

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Broccoli Pasta Salad Recipe










Broccoli Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta Salad Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 Envelope Good Season's Italian Salad Dressing
  • 1 Envelope Good Season's Zesty Italian Salad Dressing
  • Olive Oil and Vinegar to make the Salad Dressings
  • 25 Black Olives sliced
  • 1/2 Sweet Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 or 2 Ripe Tomatoes (if desired)
  • 1-2 Crowns of Broccoli (uncooked)
  • Approx.1/4 Red Onion
  • 1 lb Shaped Pasta

Pasta Salad Recipe Directions:
While Pasta is cooking, chop other ingredients into small chunks and make salad dressing according to directions on the package. When pasta is al dente, drain and run cold water over it. In a bowl large enough for all of the ingredients (including pasta), mix together the dressing and all vegetables. When pasta is cooled, add it to the vegetable mixture. Refridgerate for at least an hour before serving. The nice pasta salad is ready for starter's meal..great !

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Tuna and Pasta Salad Recipe








Tuna and Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta Salad Recipe Ingredients:
  • 5 cups of multi-colored Fusilli
  • 1 cup frozen vegetable meddly
  • 6 green onions
  • 4 cans tuna
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise*
  • 1/2 cup dressing for spinach salad (recipe follows)

SPINACH SALAD DRESSING
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 TBS Dijon mustard
  • 5 TBS apple cider vinegar
  • 5 TBS lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
Pasta Salad Recipe Instructions:
Cook Fusilli according to package direction, but omit salt in water. Three minutes before ready, add frozen vegetables to pasta. Cool under cold water immediately. Mix mayonaise and spinach salad dressing, add other ingredients to pasta, toss and serve. *Quantities of mayo per salad dressing are approximate. Mix to desired consistency. The great pasta salad is ready to serve..great taste !
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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Greek Style Pasta Salad








Greek Style Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1/4 lb. dried pasta, such as tubes, wagon-wheel or shell shaped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup cucumbers, sliced, then quartered
  • 1/2 cup California ripe olives, wedged
  • 4 oz. Feta cheese,crumbled
  • 1/4 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley, finely chopped
Dressing:
  • 3-4 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. dried mint
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
Pasta Salad Recipe Instructions:
Cook pasta according to package directions. Combine with the next 6 ingredients. Whisk together lemon juice and seasonings. Whisk in oil. Pour dressing on salad and toss gently to mix. Adjust
seasonings to taste. Note: Add more lemon juice if salad loses lemony-tartness upon standing. The nice pasta salad is ready ..enjoy !