Meryl Hausner Recipe


By Meryl Hausner MeMe1130

I love any kind of salad & I love pasta. This is a great combination of salad & pasta. You can improvise & add other ingredients that you might like. I have added fresh mozzarella. Although some garlic bread on the side is always delicious. Enjoy

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1 bunch
basil,stemmed & leaves chopped,about 2 cups
1/4 c
red wine vinegar
1 clove
1 tsp
dijon mustard
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
3/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 lb
fusilli pasta
1/2 c
hard salami, cut into strips
1/2 c
turkey, smoked, cut into strips
1/4 c
provolone cheese,cut into strips
1/4 c
asiago cheese, grated
2 Tbsp
green olives, halved & pitted
2 Tbsp
red peppers, roasted, cut into strips
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
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Directions Step-By-Step

In a blender, add the basil, vinegar, garlic, mustard, salt & pepper. Blend until the herbs are finely chopped. With the machine running, drizzle the olive oil until the dressing is smooth.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta & cok until tender but firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain pasta.
In a large bowl, toss together the cooked pasta with the remaining salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing & toss pasta to coat. Serve

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy