A Twist on Pasta Salad

A Twist on Pasta Salad

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"'I lightened up this recipe i found on the back of a pasta box many years ago,' writes Pat Morris, Marlton, New Jersey. 'it's become a staple at our home and for family gatherings.'"
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50 m servings
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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse under cold water. Drain. In a large bowl, whisk together the broth, vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, basil and salt. Add pasta, broccoli, tomatoes, pepper and Parmesan and toss to coat.

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  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 104 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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I read this recipe and it sounded good so we thought we'd give it a try! It was AMAZING and everyone at the party was asking who made the pasta salad. I multiplied the recipe by 4 to feed 30 and...

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I must confess to really not liking this recipe much and it was the least popular at the party where we served it. Sorry... It was better after sitting in the fridge a day or so, though.

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I read this recipe and it sounded good so we thought we'd give it a try! It was AMAZING and everyone at the party was asking who made the pasta salad. I multiplied the recipe by 4 to feed 30 and...

Very enjoyable. My parents loved it. i made it with these variations: 1) I used Wholemeal spiral pasta instead of mutlicoloured spiral pasta 2) I used Vegetable broth, and Cider vinegar 3) I do...

I first made this for a March Madness BBQ and it's become my signature pasta salad - albeit with SIGNIFICANT changes. I'm a vegetarian, so I use vegetable stock (no one can tell the difference)...

I must confess to really not liking this recipe much and it was the least popular at the party where we served it. Sorry... It was better after sitting in the fridge a day or so, though.

This was just okay as written. It seemed a little bland and quite vinegar-y. I added more chicken broth, a bit of mustard, a little more sugar, feta cheese, and carrots, and I roasted the red pe...

Surprisingly good. I added more veggies and less pasta, but that's just a personal preference. I'll definately use it again!

Delicious and easy!

We had this a few weeks ago. My whole family loved it, including the kids (that says a lot). Making it again tonight because they requested it. The only change I did was add 1 cup of sliced bl...

this was so good and a nice change from other pasta salads. I had too much dressing left over and next time will double the amount of pasta.

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