"I don't think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we're stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians."--Pat McNelis

Pasta Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Pasta Salad, by , is from The Heinrichs Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Erik and Joan vonNiessen
Added: Sunday, June 7, 2009


lb pasta shells, cooked
1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup pitted ripe black olives, sliced
2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
cup thinly sliced celery
cup thinly sliced scallion
1/3 cup basil


2/3 cup mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1-2 Tablespoons water

Whisk together. Dress salad and season. Variation: add shrimp, tuna, chicken or ham.




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