PASTA SALAD Category: Salads: Side dishes, salads, etc. Posted by: Firedrake Quantity: Feeds about a million people.(More or Less.)
Ingredients: One 16 oz. bag dried shell One 12 oz. bag dried pasta vegetable spiral pasta
One can whole pitted black One can baby corn olives One jar or can artichoke One small can sliced water hearts (if it comes in a chestnuts marinated sauce, it only adds to the flavor) One small jar pimentos One bottle Italian dressing
(of your choice -- just make sure it has a garlic base)
Instructions: Heat water to boiling, add a pinch of salt, and a teaspoon of vegetable oil. Boil pasta until tender, but firm. Rinse thoroughly with cold water until pasta is cool; drain water. Add Italian dressing, other vegetables. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Chill overnight in refrigerator.
Schwartz -- try making pasta salad. Here is a recipe
with my personal preferences for what to put in it, but you can add or substitute anything which happens to suit your fancy, such as fresh mushrooms, chickpeas, etc.