Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Pasta Salad for Dinner - enhance your leftovers

Pasta Salad for Dinner
A plate of leftovers from the holiday, yummy

Pictured is sliced ham, pasta salad and smashed potato and cauliflower. For just a few dollars you can feed alot of people or just a couple of people for a really long time. Linked are the dishes on the plate so you can recreate.

Part 1: Ham
Click for the SAA Glazed Ham recipe

Part 2:  Smashed Cauliflower and Potato

1. Peel and boil potatoes until fork tender.
2. Steam cauliflower in another container until soft.
3. Combine and smash ingredients together, add salt, pepper, butter, etc.

Part 3: Mom's Pasta Salad Recipe (thanks MOM!)

1 - box of 3 colored rotini pasta

2 - packets of Good Seasoning Italian dressing
adding vinegar, and oil
1 - bottle of italian dressing 

Veggies and beans: include but not limited to:

raw cauliflower
raw broccoli 
raw grated carrot 
garbanzo beans

Other ingredients to add (optional):

other raw veggies: celery, green beans
chopped pickles
chopped olives, green and or black
cheese - monterey, pepperjack


Prepare pasta as directed. Combine with instructions of italian dressing on the Good Seasoning packet. Add vegetables and other ingredients in big bowl, mix well, add additional dressing for taste. Chill in fridge.

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