Picnic Pasta Salad

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Total Time
20 mins
10 mins

Great for picnics, potlucks, barbecues, and having on hand to go with sandwiches and other things. Add parmesan or diced salami as an option.

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  1. Cook pasta and drain; allow to cool.
  2. Combine vegetables in a salad bowl. Gently mix the cooled pasta with the vegetables.
  3. In a small bowl comine ingredients for dressing; pour over salad and mix well.
  4. Allow salad to refrigerate for several hours to develop the best flavor before serving.
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5 5

awesome pasta salad - went together easy and is DELICIOUS! We skipped the celery and added more olives, a whole pepper and whole zucchini. Also since it was dinner I added cheese cubes and pepperoni. It was so good - thanks for sharing!

5 5

Sue, this is such a great salad. I used balsamic vinegar for the dressing instead of red wine vinegar and a tin of mixed beans instead of the kidney beans and the end result was delicious - and we DID take it on a picnic to celebrate Father's Day. I'll definitely be making this one again and again.