Sunday, May 29, 2011

Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

Exellent for a picnic or oudoor fun!
Creamy Italian Pasta Salad
What You Need:
16 oz. Pasta, cooked and cooled (Can use Gluten Free)
1/2 cup Mayonaise (can use more if desired)
1 packet Italian Dressing Mix (dry)
1/2 tsp Garlic Salt
1/2 cup Shredded carrots
1 Red Bell Pepper, finely diced
1 can Black Olives, drained and sliced
1/2 red Onion, Finely diced
2 Red Tomatoes, chopped
1 can Baby corn, drained and chopped
1/2 cup Frozen Peas, thawed
2 cucumbers, finey diced
**also great with brocolli, pepperoni, cheddar, peperoncini, banana peppers, roasted red peppers

This is so simple and delicious!  Cook, drain, and rinse the pasta, then set aside to cool.  Meanwhile dice all your veggies and toss into a large bowl.  Whisk together the mayo, seasoning packet, and garlic salt.  Add the mayo mixture tonthe pasta and mix until coated.  Finally, mix in all your veggies (and/or meats if desired) into the pasta and stir until evenly coated and distributed throughout the bowl.

Cover and chill at least 2 hours or over night.  Serve as a side to all your favorite spring/summer time meals!



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