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Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie (Mize) Marsalis
Added: Sunday, July 30, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c uncooked spiral shaped pasta
1 1/2 c cherry tomatoes
1/2 c chopped celery
1/2 c chopped carrots
1/4 c chopped sweet red peppers
1/4 c chopped green bell peppers
3 Tbspn thin sliced green onions
1 1/2 c Italian salad dressing
3/4 c mayonnaise
1/2 c grated parmesan cheese
1/3 c cubed mozzarella cheese
1 (2 1/4 oz) can sliced black olives, drained

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse with cold water and drain. Place in a bowl, add tomatoes, celery, carrots, peppers, onions and Italian salad dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Drain. Just before serving, combine mayonnaise and parmesan cheese, then stir in mozzarella and olives. Gently fold into the pasta mixture.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is doubly good because the pasta and veggies are marinated with Italian dressing, then drained and a mixture of mayonnaise and parmesan cheese is added. Super delicious! Feel free to substitute vegetables of your choice.

 

 

 

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