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derby pasta salad

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

When I made this for a barbecue get together, everyone loved it. But....I made the fatal mistake of adding the entire amount of dressing. It only calls for 2 tablespoons. I know better now.

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For derby pasta salad

  • 12 oz. bow tie pasta
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 pound french or greek feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced oil pack sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. red wine marinade, recipe follows
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar

How To Make derby pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta using package directions until al dente; drain. Let stand until cool. Cook asparagus in boiling water in pan for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender crisp. Drain. Toss pasta, asparagus, cheese, bell peppers and sun dried tomatoes in bowl. Add olive oil and Red wine marinade and mix well. Serve at room temperature.
  • 2
    Serves 10 to 12 Splendor in the Bluegrass

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