Four Seasons Rotini Salad

Four Seasons Rotini Salad

Ingredients:  

 

16 ounces Dakota Growers Four Season Rotelle

1 head broccoli florets

12 ounces chicken breasts, cooked and cubed

2 medium tomatoes

1/3 cup green onions, chopped

6 ounces black olives, sliced

6 ounces walnuts, chopped

DRESSING INGREDIENTS

3 cloves garlic

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves

1/3 cup fresh Parmesan cheese

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1 tablespoon dry mustard

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 cup olive oil

 

  Directions Prepare pasta according to package directions. During the last minute of cooking pasta, add broccoli florets to blanch. For the Dressing: Mince garlic in a food processor. Add remaining dressing ingredients in food processor and process until slightly thickened. Toss dressing with salad ingredients. If salad becomes dry, drizzle a small amount of olive oil to moisten. Servings 8