Dotty's Pasta Salad

Dotty's Pasta Salad Recipe

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Marilyn Gallo


This recipe was given to me by a wonderful friend, and one of the best cooks I have ever met. Everyone loves this salad and usually there are no leftovers when we have a party. It's great for the summer, because there is no mayonaise in it.

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3 clove
garlic-chopped or crushed
1 1/2 tsp
3 Tbsp
basil, fresh, chopped
6 tsp
red wine vinegar
18 Tbsp
olive oil
3/4 tsp


1 lb
macaroni, cooked, any type
4 c
tomatoes, chopped
1 pkg
mozzarella cheese, 8 ozs
1/2 c
parmesan cheese
1 c
onion, chopped
2 can(s)
black olives, pitted

How to Make Dotty's Pasta Salad


  • 1After cooking macaroni, rinse with cold water. Add all ingredients except dressing. Mix well
  • 2Pour dressing over salad and mix well.
  • 3Chill and Serve
  • 4This recipe is tripled, you can divide it by 3 for all ingredients, for a smaller salad.

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About Dotty's Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads

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