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Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Entree, Salad | 0 comments

Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

This past week have been very busy for us.End of the school year and life as it happens.One of my go to meal to cook during those busy day is pasta salad.I have made this time and again.This is also my go-to meal to take for pot luck  and i am in a time crunch.It is time tested and always well liked. You can use any kind of pasta,though i prefer whole wheat rotini or farfalle as suppose to penne or elbow.I feel that veggie mix clings better to the twisted shapes. You can add any grilled meat/shrimp to it. I coarse blend the artichokes and sun dried tomatoes,so my kids don’t pick out the veggies.I am very generous with sun dried tomatoes 🙂 My choice of vegetable have been asparagus,zucchini and broccoli.You can pick and choose yours. I love to sprinkle the salad with feta cheese on mine,my family is not too fond of it 🙂 .I think shaved Parmesan and couple of toasted pine nuts would be great. This is...

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Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 in Grains | 1 comment

Parsley Pesto Rotini

Parsley Pesto Rotini

So last night i prepared Shrimp scampi.I usually serve it with spaghetti but i was out of it.However,i didn’t let that stop me.I looked into what other pasta i had in hand.Curly multi grain Rotini.Great i thought.This is my daughter’s favorite,pasta lover of our house. I used the same pan,i cooked the shrimp scampi, so pasta gets  all goodness leftout of bits and pieces from scampi.Evidence is in the not so clean pan! You can use pasta of your choice.I do add salt to pasta while boiling.So watch out for salt before you add more.Add a  tablespoon of butter for richness if you want while tossing it with pesto.I let is soak into the olive oil from pesto. I absolutely love the visual grape tomatoes give.It looks like red jewel tucked in green. I also stirred pasta and pesto slowly at low heat in the pan for 2 mins may be.It may sounds weird to you but i don’t like the ‘green’ smell of parsley,so this slow stirring process takes away that...

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