Pasta Salad 4 Ways

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Italian Pasta Salad
Servings: 6-8

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INGREDIENTS
Dressing
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic salt
2 teaspoons dried minced onion
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon minced red bell pepper
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup olive oil
Salad
12 ounces rainbow rotini pasta
½ cup black olives
½ cup red bell pepper, diced
½ cup salami
½ cup broccoli
½ cup green bell pepper, diced
½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup mozzarella pearls

PREPARATION:
1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
3. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing.
4. Toss gently to mix.
5. Serve & enjoy!

Taco Pasta Salad
Servings: 6-8

INGREDIENTS
Dressing
2 tablespoons jalapeño, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons taco seasoning
½ cup olive oil
Salad
12 ounces cavatappi
½ cup cooked ground beef, diced
½ cup red bell pepper
½ cup black beans
½ cup green bell pepper, diced
½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup corn
½ cup avocado, diced
Cilantro, to garnish

PREPARATION
1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
3. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing.
4. Toss gently to mix.
5. Serve & enjoy!

Spinach & Artichoke Pasta Salad
Servings: 6-8

INGREDIENTS
Dressing
¾ cup sour cream
½ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons onion soup mix
2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
Salad
12 ounces farfalle pasta
½ cup cooked spinach
½ cup artichoke hearts
½ cup green onions
½ cup romano cheese, grated
½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
Red pepper flakes, to garnish

PREPARATION
1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
3. In a large bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients, and add the dressing.
4. Toss gently to mix.
5. Serve & enjoy!

Asian Peanut Pasta Salad
Servings: 6-8

INGREDIENTS
Dressing
½ cup peanut butter
2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce
1 ½ tablespoons miso
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon ginger, minced
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
½ teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon water
Salad
12 ounces shell pasta (conchiglie)
½ cup green onion
½ cup ramen noodles, crushed
2 carrots, julienned
½ cup broccoli
½ cup roasted peanuts
Cilantro, to garnish

PREPARATION
1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
3. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing.
4. Toss gently to mix.
5. Serve & enjoy!

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