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Lemon Pasta Salad Recipe

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Shelley Stahl


1 lb rotini pasta
Zest of 2-3 lemons
⅔ cup olive oil
cup fresh lemon juice
1 tsp salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
3-4 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
1 sweet bell pepper (not green), chopped
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 cup shaved Parmesan cheese

Cook pasta according to directions.
Combine the lemon zest, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl and set aside.
Drain pasta and transfer to a large bowl. Pour the lemon-oil mixture over the warm pasta and toss to coat.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Add the tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, carrots, basil, and Parmesan and stir gently and thoroughly to combine.
Cover and refrigerate for an additional hour before serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another dish I made for Daphne's and Jack's engagement party when they specifically requested a lemony pasta salad. Very yummy!




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