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Hearty Pasta Salad for Two Recipe
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Hearty Pasta Salad for Two Recipe

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"Alter the vegetables any way you like! Sometimes I add tomatoes, squash or celery," notes Barbara Banski from Fenton, Michigan. "This yummy salad is always a hit at pot lucks."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 6 slices pepperoni, chopped
  • 2 slices hard salami, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed

Nutritional Facts

264 calories: 1 cup, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 853mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein .

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  2. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water. Add to broccoli mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Pasta Salad in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p60


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schoencs
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2011

"I made this salad for my family Christmas dinner and paired it with pineapple chicken and a light fruit salad. The family said it was on of the best Christmas dinners weve ever had!"

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patriciamaurath
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2009

"I usually put my own spin on a recipe. I like hard salami more than pepperoni, so I substituted the hard salami for the pepperoni and I omitted the celery seed. It is a great recipe and I will make it again and again!"

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