Italian Pasta Salad

Total Time
37mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
12 mins

From Ricardo

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a frying pan, at medium heat, cook green onions and garlic in half the oil for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add dry tomatoes and prosciutto. Cook about 3 minutes.
  3. In a casserole, cook the pasta in salty boiling water until they're al dente. Wash under cold water and drain well.
  4. In a bowl, stir the cold pasta, the onion mixture, the bell pepper, tomatoes, cheese, olives, remaining of oil, vinegar and herbs. Salt and pepper. Serve tempered or cold.
Most Helpful

4 5

This was a great pasta salad, with a very nice flavor combination - all our favorites. I made this lighter by omitting the cheese and using less oil and prosciutto. I also used Crispy Crumbled Prosciutto for this recipe. Served about 4-5 (as the sole entree).

5 5

LOVED IT! Boomette, you've got a winner here. The combination of flavors is right on. The only change I made was to double the cheese and omit the yellow pepper which picky hubby won't eat. I made the salad up early in the morning knowing that I would be home late tonight. It was so good that I had a serving for breakfast :lol: I preferred it at room temperature, is that what tempered means? Edited to say that OF THE 350 RECIPES I REVIEWED IN 2008, THIS HAS GONE INTO MY TOP 20 FAVORITES COOKBOOK.

5 5

This is so good. I made this today mainly because of the short time it takes to make. I have been on the run all day with brief stops at home so I made this at about noon and had it for dinner. I had to male a couple of small changes like using regular mozzarella, a chopped regular tomato and freeze dried basil and oregano(in lesser amounts than ask for). It was very much enjoyed as supper's main dish. It's very full flavored and completely yummy!