American Pasta Salad

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Registered: 10-31-1999
American Pasta Salad
Mon, 05-23-2011 - 8:19am

American Pasta Salad

This is ready to eat right away, but if you can store it covered in the refrigerator overnight. Wait 'til you taste it then! Makes a great snack. lunch, or dinner - it's just fine anytime.


  • 1 pound pasta (shells or twists)
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup diced mozzarella cheese
  • 1 red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 4 or 5 scallion, finely chopped
  1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender.

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