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)

Step-By-Step

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