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Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Lynn Miller

Caesar Pasta Salad

Make a creamy Caesar salad dressing and add to cooked fusilli pasta, along with tomatoes and Parmesan cheese, for a flavorful side dish pasta salad.

All You JULY 2011

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.41

Ingredients

  • Salt
  • 12 ounces curly pasta, such as fusilli
  • 1 1/2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 9 flat anchovies, chopped
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 10 cup chopped green leaf lettuce
  • Chopped fresh basil, optional

Preparation

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta until just tender, about 10 minutes, or as package label directs.

2. While pasta is cooking, combine garlic, anchovies, lemon juice, mayonnaise, olive oil and 3/4 tsp. salt in a blender and blend until smooth.

3. Drain pasta. Toss with half of dressing and tomatoes. Let stand for 10 minutes. Toss with Parmesan.

4. Toss lettuce with remaining dressing and divide among 4 shallow bowls. Spoon pasta salad over lettuce, sprinkle with basil, if desired, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 628
  • Fat: 31g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrate: 71g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 22mg
  • Sodium: 985mg
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