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California Pasta Salad

Submitted by: bela67 on May 4, 2010
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California Pasta Salad

Delicious cold pasta, great for summer picnics.

Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 8-10

Prep Time: 20 minutes   Cook Time: varies-5-10 minutes  


1 package of tri color pasta
1/2 c Olive Oil
1 small package of pine nuts (or sesame seeds shelled)
1 small cucumber peeled and chopped
1 large tomato chopped (or grape tomatoes)
1 small can of black olives
1-2 packages of feta cheese (I like a lot)
1 can of artichoke hearts
1 small package of shredded romano cheese


Boil pasta according to directions and drain.

Heat olive oil with pine nuts in a small skillet on medium. Watch carefully and take off the heat when the pine nuts become a golden brown.

Meanwhile chop all other ingredients and add to a large bowl with pasta, add feta cheese and stir well. After the nuts are a golden brown pour the nuts with the olive oil into the pasta and stir add romano cheese.

Categories: Appetizers & Snacks, Pasta Salads, Potluck, Salads

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