Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Weekly Recipe: Lemon Garlic Pasta Salad

Lemon Garlic Dressing
(THE BEST EVER! We always have some in the fridge. We use it on just about anything!)

Juice from 1 lemon
3 cloves garlic
3/4 cup oil
1 tsp. salt

Use what oil you prefer. I use half olive oil and half vegetable oil. Blend in blender and chill.

1 (16 ounce) package penne pasta (or your favorite pasta)
1 cucumber, chopped
2 (2 ounce) cans sliced black olives
1 tomato, chopped
1 cup chopped baby carrots
1 green bell pepper, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese


Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

In large bowl, add only a Tablespoon of dressing, pasta, cucumber, olives, tomato, carrots, and bell pepper; toss. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in Parmesan cheese. Refrigerate until serving. (add more dressing as you like)

1 comment:

DaNae said...

THis looks so good! I am totally going to make it today! I will tell you how it turns out! And your house looks so cute! When are you due again??