Lori's Favorite Pasta Salad

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Lori Coble

By
@loriac1969

I had a salad similar to this at my favorite restaurant and loved it, I played around with ingredients until I got the taste I wanted. I've added chopped grilled chicken or chopped salami, but I prefer it without any meat.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 box
    barilla piccolini mini rotini
  • 1 c
    finely chopped broccoli florets
  • 1/2 c
    drained roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped black olives
  • 3/4 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 clove
    garlic, finely grated using a microplane
  • 1 c
    light mayonnaise

How to Make Lori's Favorite Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package, add the broccoli during the last two minutes of cooking time; drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli, roasted red peppers, black olives, parmesan cheese, salt and onion powder. In a separate bowl, mix the grated garlic and mayonaisse, combine well. Add the mayo mixture to the pasta mixture and stir well until everything is thoroughly combined. Serve chilled

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About Lori's Favorite Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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