Pasta Salad blue cheese w/ Italian dressing

Denise Miles

By
@milesde2000

Started cooking pasta, thinking about what I have on hand. Already had sliced olives already done up from a previous event. Wanting to use up cherry tomatoes and celery. Had just gotten Smoked Blue Cheese last week...'cause I craved it. Looked up a simple Italian dressing from another cookbook and presto done


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Comments:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 lb
16 oz spiral pasta
3-4 stalk(s)
celery stalks-sliced or diced
1 pt
grape tomatoes cut or sliced
4 oz
smoked crumbled blue cheese
3/4 c
sliced olives

EASY ITALIAN DRESSING

1/4 c
water
1 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 tsp
dijon mustard
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
3 pinches of sugar
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/8 tsp
dried basil
1/8 tsp
dried oregano
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook Pasta until al Dente'. Drain and Rinse pasta with cool water..as cool as it can be for people in the south. Ha Ha
2
Add Pasta, Tomatoes, Olives, Celery, Crumbled Blue cheese. Toss .
3
In a small glass pitcher, whisk dressing ingredients until it's incorporated good. Pour dressing over pasta. Toss to coat. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight. Serve and Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy