Vegetable Fusilli Salad

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Vegetable Fusilli Salad

Vegetable Fusilli Salad

Vegetable Fusilli Salad

Vegetable Fusilli Salad, Netta Belle' Choice
 
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A cool salad in the summer and a winter treat with hot sandwiches in the winter to enjoy the fresh vegetables.
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Recipe type: Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces dry tri-vegetable fusilli pasta
  • 8 ounces dry tri-vegetable fusilli pasta
  • ¾ cup asparagus, cut in 1-inch lengths
  • ¾ cup asparagus, cut in 1-inch lengths
  • ⅓ cup red onion, diced
  • ⅓ cup red onion, diced
  • ½ cup black olives, sliced
  • ½ cup black olives, sliced
  • ⅔ cup tomato, diced and seeds removed
  • ⅔ cup tomato, diced and seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese
  • ⅓-1/2 cup Basil Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • ⅓-1/2 cup Basil Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • BASIL RED WINE VINAIGRETTE
  • BASIL RED WINE VINAIGRETTE
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or more to taste.
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or more to taste.
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon Netta Belle's Choice Flavour-Enhancer Spice Blend
Instructions
  1. Cook the fusilli according to manufacturer's directions.
  2. Rinse in cold water and refrigerate to cool before assembling salad.
  3. Blanch asparagus in boiling water for 11/2-2 minutes until tender but firm.
  4. Rinse in cold water; refrigerate to cool.
  5. Dice and slice the onion, olives and tomato.
  6. Put all ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Mix all ingredients of the Basil Red Wine Vinaigrette in a jar, shake to mix.
  8. Heat the vinaigrette slightly to dissolve the sugar if needed.
  9. Pour the Vinaigrette over the pasta and vegetables.
  10. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
  11. Spinkle parmesan cheese over the salad before serving.
Notes
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Waiting for another snow storm to come into the midwest.  Winter is getting long!  Looking forward to have pasta salads with fresh vegetables from the local farmer’s market.  Although it will be awhile, this salad would be great with pulled pork sandwiches.

 

Vegetable Fusilli Salad Plate

Vegetable Fusilli Salad Plate

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