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Pasta Salad Recipe

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

Lura Brown
Added: Friday, May 30, 2008


12 oz curly or small shell pasta
2 oz Feta cheese
1 to 2 c broccoli
2 med to lg tomatoes
1 med cucumber
1 or 2 med carrots
c green peppers
c red pepper
Dash of garlic powder
1/8 to 1/4 c olive oil
1/8 to 1/4 c red wine vinegar
to tsp crushed dried basil
Salt & pepper to taste

Cook pasta according to package directions. Crumble Feta cheese into a large salad bowl. Chop broccoli into flowerets, about 1- to 2- inches in size. Dice green and red pepper. Peel cucumber, if desired, and slice thinly. Cut carrots into thin circles and semi-circles. Combine broccoli, carrots, cucumber, peppers, garlic powder and quartered tomatoes in bowl with Feta cheese. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine olive oil, red wine vinegar and basil. Drain cooked pasta. Lightly rinse in cool water; drain. Mix pasta gently into bowl with prepared vegetables. Stir together with oil/vinegar mixture. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
*Feta is a mildly salty, white Greek cheese. Other cheeses may be substituted, if desired.

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Serves 4.




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