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summer salad and summer salad ii the sequel

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Deb Lund
Rhinelander, WI

So easy, always a hit! The leftovers can be used for a pasta salad the next day.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For summer salad and summer salad ii the sequel

  • 4 lg
    very ripe tomatoes, quartered and halved
  • 1 lg
    red onion sliced with rings separated into circles
  • 2 lg
    green peppers cleaned of it top and seeded, and sliced in rings
  • 1 lg
    yellow or orange pepper cleaned, seeded, sliced in rings
  • 1 pkg
    good season's salad dressing mixed per package
  • for the packaged dressing i use red wine vinegar and oil for the dressing above. i have used bottled dressing, it just is not the same.
  • 1 lb
    pasta of choice (rotini works well) save for next day.

How To Make summer salad and summer salad ii the sequel

  • 1
    Throw the veggies in a pretty bowl which complements the colors of the salad and toss with dressing. Serve very cold as a side with some grilled chicked or salmon.
  • 2
    This keeps well because there is no lettuce so make more than you need(two day).
  • 3
    You can cook up some pasta shapes (rotini, bowties) the next day. Cool the pasta in ice water and drain.
  • 4
    Toss with the veggies as is, or you can cut the pieces smaller, maybe add some leftover cold meat or add some cheese cubes.
  • 5
    Add a little more dressing and you have...pasta salad!