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    Posted on Jun 27, 2016

    Here Are Four Ways You Can Make Bomb Pasta Salad

    Because you can never have too much pasta, right?

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    Here are four different types of pasta salad to make this season.

    Italian Pasta Salad

    Servings: 6–8

    INGREDIENTS:

    Dressing

    1 teaspoon dried basil

    1 teaspoon dried oregano

    ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

    1 teaspoon garlic salt

    2 teaspoons dried minced onion

    2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated

    1 teaspoon honey

    1 tablespoon minced red bell pepper

    ¼ cup white wine vinegar

    2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

    ½ cup olive oil

    Salad

    12 ounces rainbow rotini pasta

    ½ cup black olives

    ½ cup red bell pepper, diced

    ½ cup salami

    ½ cup broccoli

    ½ cup green bell pepper, diced

    ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

    ½ cup mozzarella pearls

    PREPARATION:

    Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

    Taco Pasta Salad

    Servings: 6–8

    INGREDIENTS:

    Dressing

    2 tablespoons jalapeño, minced

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    2 tablespoons lime juice

    2 tablespoons taco seasoning

    ½ cup olive oil

    Salad

    12 ounces cavatappi

    ½ cup cooked ground beef, diced

    ½ cup red bell pepper

    ½ cup black beans

    ½ cup green bell pepper, diced

    ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved

    ½ cup corn

    ½ cup avocado, diced

    Cilantro, to garnish

    PREPARATION:

    Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

    Spinach and Artichoke Pasta Salad

    Servings: 6-8

    INGREDIENTS

    Dressing

    ¾ cup sour cream

    ½ cup mayonnaise

    2 tablespoons onion soup mix

    2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

    ½ teaspoon salt

    1 teaspoon pepper

    Salad

    12 ounces farfalle pasta

    ½ cup cooked spinach

    ½ cup artichoke hearts

    ½ cup green onions

    ½ cup romano cheese, grated

    ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated

    Red pepper flakes, to garnish

    PREPARATION:

    Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

    Asian Peanut Pasta Salad

    Servings: 6–8

    INGREDIENTS

    Dressing

    ½ cup peanut butter

    2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce

    1½ tablespoons miso

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    1 teaspoon ginger, minced

    1 tablespoon honey

    2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

    ½ teaspoon sesame oil

    1 teaspoon water

    Salad

    12 ounces shell pasta (conchiglie)

    ½ cup green onion

    ½ cup ramen noodles, crushed

    2 carrots, julienned

    ½ cup broccoli

    ½ cup roasted peanuts

    Cilantro, to garnish

    PREPARATION

    Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. In a large bowl, combine the salad ingredients, and add the dressing. Toss gently to mix. Serve and enjoy!

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