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Easy Italian Pasta Salad

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Prep Information

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Serves

4 - 6 people

Includes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. uncooked pasta
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 /2 cup pine nuts
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese balls cut in half
  • 3/4 cup sliced pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
Italian Pasta Salad Dressing:
  • 1 1/2 cup Basil Infused Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Premium White Balsamic Condimento
  • 1/4 cup  water
  • 1 to 2 Tbls. coarse sea salt (dressing should be salty)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 Tbls. sugar
  • 2 tsp. each of dry oregano and dry basil
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs as you prefer.

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta, in salted water. Lightly toss in a little olive oil to prevent sticking while cooling.
  2. Prepare the Italian Pasta Salad Dressing making sure the ingredients are well blended.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the ingredients and the pasta with the dressing and toss gently
  4. Refrigerate for up to 3 days.
If you would like to add some protein, cubed salami or summer sausage (1lb) is a wonderful addition to this salad.
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