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Marinated Pasta Salad

Prep time: 20 minutes

Skill level: beginner


Pasta salad gets REAL with authentic Italian ingredients and a zesty homemade dressing.

Ingredients:

2-½ cups (625 mL)
Rotini pasta
1-½ cups (375 mL)
sliced fresh mushrooms
¾ cups (175 mL)
cubed Genoa salami
½ cup (125 mL)
Provolone cheese, cubed
½ cup (125 mL)
sliced ripe olives
¼ cup (50 mL)
cider vinegar
¼ cup (50 mL)
ReaLemon* Lemon Juice
½ cup (125 mL)
olive oil
¼ cup (50 mL)
grated Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp (30 mL)
sugar
¾ tsp (4 mL)
minced garlic
2 tsp (10 mL)
dry mustard
2 tsp (10 mL)
Italian seasoning

Directions:

Cook pasta, drain and rinse. In large bowl, combine cooked Rotini, mushrooms, salami, Provolone cheese and olives; mix well. In medium bowl, combine vinegar, ReaLemon*, oil, Parmesan cheese, sugar, garlic, mustard and seasoning; mix well. Pour over Rotini mixture; mix well. Cover; refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight to blend flavours. Refrigerate unused servings.

Serves 6 to 8.