07 July, 2012

Meat & Cheese Pasta Salad

  • Muffuletta Salad
  • Pizza Salad

This is a fun pasta salad for summer.

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Pizza Salad
Serving size not stated
For salad:
1-LB spiral macaroni, cooked and drained
3 medium tomatoes, diced
1-LB cheddar cheese, cubed
1 to 2 bunches green onions, sliced
3-oz sliced pepperoni

For dressing:
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1 to 2 tsp dried crumbled oregano
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

For serving:
Croutons

Notes:  Substitute olive oil and add or serve with pepperoncini?

Directions
Several hours before serving, and in a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients.

In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients; pour over macaroni mixture and lightly toss to distribute the dressing. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.

Just before serving, top with croutons.

This recipe is from Crye-Leike, Realtors Classic Gourmet (Collierville: Fundcraft Publishing, Inc, 2009), 28.


Last Updated March 30, 2013
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