Garden Pasta Salad

Garden Pasta Salad Recipe

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Karen Stewart

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@newmom42

This is a pretty and tasty salad. I have found the longer it has to chill the better it tastes, but oh its hard to resist sometimes. I don't know where I got the recipe, but its definitely a keeper.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1 c
mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4 c
chopped parsley
1 tsp
crushed, dried basil leaves
1
minced garlic clove
1
8 oz pkg mild natural cheddar cheese, cut into chunks
2 c
broccoli "flowers", cooked
1 c
tri-colored corkscrew noodles, cooked and drained (about 4 oz)
1/2 c
chopped nuts, optional
2
medium tomatoes, cut into thin wedges (for garnish)

How to Make Garden Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine salad dressing or mayonnaise, parsley, basil and garlic. Mix well. Add cheese, broccoli and noodles and mix lightly. Chill.
  • 2To serve: Put salad on pretty platter and arrange tomato wedges around platter. Sprinkle salad with nuts if desired.
  • 3Note: The only cooking involved with this recipe is with preparing the noodles and broccoli. To lower the fat content of this dish use low fat mayonnaise and low fat cheese.

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About Garden Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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