Creamy Italian Pasta Salad
12 Jan 2010
This creamy italian pasta salad is a soothing and delightful side for meals. Made with cherry tomatoes and green pepper along with ripe plives, the pasta salad is tossed with mayonnaise. Flavored with fresh basil and a hint of garlic, this beautiful pasta salad is as easy to make as it is enjoyable.
|Real mayonnaise/Light mayonnaise / low fat cholesterol free mayonnaise dressing||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Red wine vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Chopped fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried basil||1 Tablespoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Fusilli||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cooked, rinsed with cold water and drained (Twists Or Spiral Pasta)|
|Quartered cherry tomatoes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Coarsely chopped green pepper||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sliced pitted ripe olives||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Slivered)|
In large bowl combine mayonnaise, vinegar, garlic, basil, salt and pepper.
Stir in pasta, cherry tomatoes, green pepper and olives.
Creamy Italian Pasta Salad Recipe