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Pasta Salad With Vegetables

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Take this tasty and simple dish to your next potluck or picnic. Great flavors of olives and artichokes with red bell peppers to bring out the colors.
Ingredients
  Whole grain pasta 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (For Boiling Pasta)
  Sun dried tomatoes 5 , reconstituted in hot water
  Chopped olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Artichoke hearts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped green onions 3
  Lemon juice 5 Tablespoon
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cook the pasta according to package directions. When done, drain and rinse and let it cool.
Pour enough hot water over the sun-dried tomatoes to cover and let them reconstitute for 10 minutes.
Chop the vegetables.
Make the dressing by mixing the lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt in a small bowl.
Squeeze out the water from the tomatoes and chop into small pieces.
Place the cooled pasta in a large bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients. Drizzle the lemon juice mixture over the top. Toss and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Sour
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy
Wondering what to take to your next potluck? Here is a delicious pasta salad video recipe. Flavored with parsley and filled with the goodness of vegetables, this makes a great salad. Hardly any effort required for this dish, it is a great recipe and should definitely be tried out.

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