this is good as a salad or main dish."Dont be intimidated by foreign cookery. Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian: wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.Now you are an International Cook." this is from Alice May Brock's Alice's Restaurant Cookbook. Its the song that was made famous by Arlo Guthrie, back in the sixties (i think)
1Cook pasta until al dente, drain in colander then rinse with cold water until cooled completely.Mix pasta with all the other ingredients then add the italian dressing to taste (I use the whole bottle)cover and let stand in refrigerator 3-4 hours before serving for the flavors to mingle and marinate in the dressing. will last several days in the refrigerator.