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Pasta Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Connie Willoughy
Added: Monday, September 14, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 boxes of bow tie pasta - boil as directed
1 can of artichoke hearts (in water)- drained and finely chopped
1 clan of sliced black olives - drained
1 small container of grape tomatoes - cut in half
Fresh spinach - Julienne - add as much as you like
2 bottles of Kraft Balsamic Vinaigrette
Grated Parmesan cheese - not the powder

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta as directed, drain and let cool. Don't over cook pasta because when you add the salad dressing it will get softer.
Drain and finely chop the artichoke hearts. Cut the tomatoes in half. Julienne the spinach. Once pasta is cooled, assemble all ingredients. Add one bottle of dressing, stir and add the other bottle.

 

 

 

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