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Parisian Pasta Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Parisian Pasta Salad, by , is from Eating Under a Tree, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Debbie Keller
Added: Saturday, January 24, 2009


1 lb pasta spirals or twists
1 1/2 lbs rare roast beef, sliced into strips (deli roast beef works great)
3/4 lbs fresh green beans, sliced & blanched
1/2 red onion, sliced
1 bunch watercress, stems removed
2 ripe tomatoes, quartered

2 .T finely chopped and rinsed capers
4 tsps Dijon mustard
1/3 cup white wine vinegar
salt & freshly ground pepper
1 cup vegetable oil

Prepare vinaigrette, set aside. Cook pasta in pot of salted water until tender but firm. Drain and rinse with cold water. Place pasta and roast beef in a bowl, add 2/3 of dressing and toss. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 1 day. Cook green beans until just tender, rinse in cold water and add to pasta. Add onion, watercress and tomatoes and toss with remaining dressing.




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