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Recipe : Entry # 9653
Name
Sharlene Parker
Recipe Title
Ultimate Pasta Salad
Recipe Theme
February: Pasta
Category
Main Dishes
Cooperative
Baldwin EMC
Ingredients
4 cups water
1 lb riotini pasta
2 tomatoes diced
2 cucumbers diced
1/2 purple onion diced
1 cup pitted black olives sliced
1/2 cup bell peppers diced
1 cup chopped ham
1/2 bacon bits
1 pkg. Mini Pepperoni
1/2 cup shredded cheese
1 1/2 cup itiallian dressing
1 stick butter
If you like more meat, chicken or shrimp may be added.
Directions
In a pot bring water to boil add 1/2 stick of butter, Sit other half
to the side for later. Sprinkle salt in water. Once water has come to
boil, add pasta and cook for 12-15 minutes. While pasta is cooking,
use this time to dice onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, pour into a mixing
bowl. Once pasta is done strain water off and pour into another bowl.
Add other half stick of butter to the cooked pasta, season according
to taste. Stir in all ingredients, Top with shredded cheese. Let chill
in refrigerator and serve

If you like more meat, chicken or shrimp may be added.
Tell us about your recipe
This recipe is great for cook outs and family gatherings. Its sure to please family members of all ages.