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Pasta Salad - Let's Dish!

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:13 pm
by randamax
I've been craving pasta salad recently. I haven't had that in such a long time, my mouth is just watering for it! I used to make a really good pasta salad - no recipe, just tossed in whatever sounded good. The weather has been pretty nice recently and I think I might make some this weekend.

Do you make pasta salad? What kind of pasta do you use? What goodies do you put in it? What's your go-to salad dressing for it?

I love artichoke hearts, tomatoes (either fresh or sundried), diced red onions, and maybe some kalamata olives in mine. Mmmmm - yummy! Maybe some freshly grated parm...I'm getting really hungry!

Re: Pasta Salad - Let's Dish!

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:02 pm
by ChristmasTrees
Hi Randa.
I make a mac/tuna salad. Everyone seems to really like it.
Basically.....Elbow mac......mayo.....tuna.....chopped celery.

Re: Pasta Salad - Let's Dish!

Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:16 pm
by littlemiss63
That's the great thing about a pasta salad, you can throw almost anything in with it and it comes out good. I usually just throw in some quartered cherry tomatoes, green onions, celery, cucumbers, red, green or yellow sweet peppers and mayo with a couple drops of mustard. I add a few seasonings like dill, celery seeds, and black pepper. It's a great salad for summer.

Re: Pasta Salad - Let's Dish!

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:27 pm
by Jackielou
I love tuna pasta salad in the summer. It is a lovely refreshing way to have a main dish salad.

Re: Pasta Salad - Let's Dish!

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:36 pm
by Carleen
We love tuna salad!!! I chop up a few hard-boiled eggs and also a couple of squirts of yellow mustard. Yummy!!!