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Pesto Pasta Salad

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Makes: 8 cups Total Time: 25 min
Category: Side Dishes Sub Category: Other

what you need
  • 8 oz. uncooked rotelle or spiral pasta
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 pkg. pesto pasta sauce mix
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup sliced mozzarella cheese (about 4 oz.)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
make it
Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli during last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain; rinse with cold water until cool.

In bowl, combine sauce mix, oil and vinegar. Add pasta with broccoli, tomatoes, cheese, and salt and pepper to taste; toss.

Serve immediately or chill.
Try adding 1-1/2 cups diced, cooked chicken OR 6 oz. cooked shrimp OR 1 cup diced, cooked ham.
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