italian garden salad

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
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By Bobby (*_*)
from Monticello, KY

When my garden comes in, I make this salad quite a bit. I found these recipe, several years ago, in a magazine. I love a good salad, and usually that's my meal. Thanks Lori and T.o.H's.

★★★★★ 4 Reviews
prep time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For italian garden salad

  • 8 oz
    uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 c
    fresh green beans
  • dressing ingredients---:
  • 6 Tbsp
    canola or vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • salad---:
  • 2 c
    cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 md
    green pepper, julienned
  • 4 oz
    colby-monterey jack cheese, cubed
  • 1 md
    zucchini, sliced
  • 1 sm
    yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 8
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 sm
    red onion, halved and sliced
  • shredded parmesan cheese, optional
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How To Make italian garden salad

  • 1
    Cook spaghetti according to package directions, adding the green beans during the last 4 minutes of cooking.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the dressing ingredients. Add the chicken, pepper, Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, zucchini, squash, tomatoes and onion.
  • 3
    Drain spaghetti and beans; rinse in cold water. Add to the other ingredients and toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled. sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.
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