Quick Broccoli & Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad

Lauren Conforti

By
@Hutt5asl

I threw this together with what I had on hand and it was very tasty! I paired it with my Crispy & Juicy Fried Chicken. Mmm, just right for a picnic! This is also wonderful for Holiday dinners as the broccoli & red peppers stay a beautiful bright red & green!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 lb
pasta of choice. (i used bow ties)
1/2
head of broccoli, chopped very small, including some of the stems
1/2 jar(s)
roasted red peppers, diced very small
romano basil vinaigrette (or robust italian dressing of choice)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook Pasta according to package until al dente.
2
Meanwhile, chop the broccoli and dice the roasted red peppers.
3
Steam (or microwave) broccoli until just turned bright green.
4
When pasta is done, drain well & put in a bowl.
5
Add in the broccoli & roasted red peppers. Coat well with the vinaigrette. Mix thoroughly.
6
Place bowl in the refrigerator to chill. Add a little more vinaigrette before serving, if needed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #holiday, #picnic, #Italian