Where can you find an easy recipe for Italian pasta salad?


Quick Answer

KraftRecipes.com and FoodNetwork.com both provide easy recipes for Italian pasta salad. The recipes differ and in many cases you can substitute ingredients of your choosing.

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Where can you find an easy recipe for Italian pasta salad?
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The Kraft recipe requires 3 cups of cooked and cooled rotini pasta, 6 slices of chopped smoked white turkey, 2 cups of small broccoli florets, 1 cup of Kraft non-fat shredded mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup of sliced red onions, 1/2 of cup chopped red peppers, 1/2 cup of chopped black olives, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, and 3/4 cup of Kraft fat-free Italian Dressing. Combine the ingredients except the dressing in a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss the salad lightly. Refrigerate the salad for several hours.

The Food Network recipe requires the same preparation, but includes 1/2 of teaspoon salt, 1 pound of cooked and cooled bow-tie pasta, 1 cup of balsamic vinaigrette dressing, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 2 cups of sliced cherry tomatoes, a 4-ounce can of sliced and drained mushrooms,

2/3 cup of pitted kalamata olives, 1/2 of a diced green bell pepper, 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper and grated Parmesan to top the salad.

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