Bruschetta Pasta Salad Recipe

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Bruschetta Pasta Salad

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

The flavors of bruschetta in a salad. Great for picnics or potlucks.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

FOR PASTA:

4 qt
water
1 Tbsp
garlic powder (not salt)
1 Tbsp
dried italian herbs
2 Tbsp
salt
10 oz
dry pasta (rigatoni, penne, farfalle, etc.)

FOR BRUSCHETTA:

1/2 c
roughly chopped fresh basil
3 medium
fresh tomatoes, diced
1/2 c
crumbled feta cheese
1/4 c
toasted pine nuts
1/4 c
chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not in oil)
3 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
3 Tbsp
olive oil
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place a pot with 4 quarts of water on high and add garlic powder, dried Italian herbs and salt. Once the water comes to a boil add the pasta and boil till the pasta is "al dente" (approximately 8-10 minutes). Drain all of the water from the pasta (don't rinse) and place in a bowl to cool.
2
Chop fresh basil and tomatoes then add to pasta bowl. Toss in all remaining ingredients.
3
Serve warm, cold or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #picnic