Pesto Pasta Salad

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  • Pesto
  • Bowtie pasta


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  4. Time: 1 Hr 30 Min. (15 Min. Prep.)
  5. Cuisines: Italian, Greek, Tuscan
  6. Courses: Main Dishes
  7. Calories: 534 / Serv.
  8. AllRecipes
  9. Salty
  10. Sweet
  11. Savory
  12. Sour
  13. Bitter
  14. Spicy
  15. Ingredients
  16. 1 12 tbsp white sugar
  17. 1 tsp salt (taste)
  18. 1 12 tsp black pepper (ground)
  19. 1 tsp onion powder
  20. 1 12 tsp dijon mustard
  21. 2 clove garlic cloves (chopped)
  22. 1 12 cup fresh basil (chopped)
  23. 12 cup fresh oregano (chopped)
  24. 14 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  25. 2 tsp hot pepper sauce (g tabasco)
  26. 13 cup red wine vinegar
  27. 12 cup olive oil
  28. 1 tsp lemon juice
  29. 4 oz grated parmesan cheese
  30. 4 plum tomatoes (roma, chopped)
  31. 6 green onion (chopped)
  32. 4 oz black olive (minced)
  33. 16 oz bow tie pasta (farfalle)
  34. 12 cup pine nuts
  35. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  36. In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, salt, pepper, onion powder, mustard, garlic, basil, oregano, cilantro, hot pepper sauce, red wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, and Parmesan cheese. Add the tomatoes, green onions and olives to the bowl, and stir to coat. Refrigerate.
  37. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook for 7 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and rinse with cold water to cool. Add pasta to the bowl of dressing, and mix well. Top with mozzarella cheese and pine nuts. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
September 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by SandyRobbins1 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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