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Mediterranean Pasta Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Mediterranean Pasta Salad, by , is from SHARING OUR BEST, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ann Smith
Added: Monday, May 1, 2006


1 package whole wheat spiral pasta
12 pitted black olives
1 can diced tomatoes, drained
1/3 c. finely chopped red onion
1/4 c. finely chopped celery leaves or parsley
1/2 c. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 c. Red Wine Vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. dried oregano or 2 tbsp. fresh
1 tsp. Organic Shoyu or Tamari

Cook pasta as package directs, drain and rinse. Add olives, tomatoes, onion, celery leaves or parsley. Mix. Prepare dressing by combining all ingredients; mix with pasta.
Note: For a hot salad, heat pasta (if cooled) by submerging in boiling water for 15 seconds. Drain. Proceed as above.
Serves 6.




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