Monday, February 9, 2009

Pasta Salad

1 package (12 oz) uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
6 oz thinly sliced hard salami, juliendded
6 oz provolone cheese, cubed
1 can (2 1/4 oz)sliced ripe olives, drained
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 small zucchini, halved and thinly sliced
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 gralic clove, minced
1 1/2 tsp ground mustard
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp salt
dash pepper
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges

Cook the pasta according to package directions;rinse in cold water and drain. Place in a large bowl; add the next nine ingredients.
In a jar with tightfitting lid, combine oil, vinegar, garlic, mustard, basil, oregano, salt and pepper; shake well. Pour over salad; toss to coat.
Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight. Toss before serving. Garnish with tomatoes.

Makes 10-12 servings

1 comment:

Angela Darling said...

This is one of my favorites of all time!