pasta salad

Viva la Pasta Salad

Ingredients:12 oz rainbow rotini, cooked12 oz marinated artichoke hearts, drained and marinade reserved8 oz mozzarella, diced1/2 English cucumber, diced1/2 large red onion, diced6 radishes, sliced thinly1 stalk celery, diced2 cups halved campari tomatoes1/3 cup diced green onion (green parts only)1/3 cup sliced spiced olive-cured green olives dressing:1/4 cup marinade from […]

Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 carrots, grated 1/2 teaspoon celery seed salt white pepper 16 oz cooked macaroni (I actually used cellentani) Directions: In a small bowl, whisk […]

Winterized BLT Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 4 strips thick cut bacon 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 1 lb pasta (I used gemelli) 2 cooked, boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed 3/4 cup frozen spinach 1/2 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes* 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons capers 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions: Bring a large pot of salted […]

Tuna Pasta Salad with Spinach and Parsley

Ingredients: 12 oz canned albacore tuna, thoroughly drained 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1/4 cup wilted fresh or defrosted and drained frozen spinach 1/8 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons capers 2-5 tablespoons mayonnaise (to taste) 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons […]