Layered Picnic Pasta Salad

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Registered: 10-11-2004
Layered Picnic Pasta Salad
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Wed, 11-09-2005 - 7:19pm




Layered Picnic Pasta Salad

Serves 6







  • 12 oz. Bow Ties or other medium pasta shape
  • 1/2 cup vinaigrette salad dressing
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • 3 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 oz. proscuitto, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. parmesan cheese, freshly grated







  • Cook pasta according to package directions, drain. Return to cooking pan and toss with 2 tablespoons vinaigrette dressing.

    Transfer half of pasta to a clear glass bowl. Layer peas, tomatoes, mushrooms, and proscuitto on pasta. Top with remaining pasta. Sprinkle with basil and pour remaining dressing evenly over salad. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve at once or cover and chill until ready to serve. Toss right before serving to evenly coat dressing.







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    Registered: 01-26-2005
    Thu, 11-10-2005 - 9:14am

    Oh Dani !


    This looks and sounds YUMMY!!


    I am going to make it......this weekend......


    I make a 7 layer salad

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    Registered: 10-11-2004
    Thu, 11-10-2005 - 3:03pm



    MMMMmm, i'm going to have to try the one that you make, that sounds yummy!! :-)





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