Pasta Salad Recipes

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Pasta Salad Recipes

Greek Pasta Salad

1 cups Fusilli pasta
cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp. lemon juice
tsp. dried oregano
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 tomato, sliced into wedges
1 small cucumber, seeded, cubed
cup green pepper strips
cup radishes, sliced
10 black olives
2 tbsp. sliced green onions
2 tbsp. chopped parsley

Cook pasta according to directions; drain; cool. Put oil, lemon juice, oregano and garlic in blender and mix together until creamy. Combine pasta and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour creamy dressing over; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Chill to blend flavors.

Pasta Vegetable Salad

1 pkg. (12 oz.) pasta (choose bows, macaroni, twist macaroni, egg noodles, or shells, etc.)
1 cup Italian dressing
cup mayonnaise
tsp. basil leaves
5 cups assorted fresh vegetables (any combination of chopped cucumber, tomato, celery, peppers, sliced mushrooms, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower)

Cook noodles according to directions; drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Combine Italian dressing, mayonnaise and basil in a large bowl. Add mixed vegetables and stir to coat. Add noodles and toss. Cover bowl and chill.

Classic Pasta Salad

1 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp. vinegar
1 tbsp. prepared mustard
1 tsp. sugar
1tsp. salt
tsp. pepper
8 oz. any short pasta, cooked, drained
cup sliced celery
1 cup chopped green or red pepper
cup chopped onion

Combine first 6 ingredients. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill.