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Live, Laugh & Learn with Lillyan: Pasta Party

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:30am
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What do you do when you are going to a party and have no time to bake an appetizer? Make a pasta salad party. Simple ingredients, simple recipe and simply good.

Pasta Salad

•    Package of rotini whole wheat pasta
•    15.5 oz. can of garbanzo beans
•    4 c spinach, chopped
•    1 red onion, thinly sliced
•    1 1/4 c feta cheese
•    1/2 c extra virgin olive oil
•    1/4 c red wine vinegar
•    2 cloves garlic, minced
•    1/2 tsp. ground mustard seed
•    kosher salt
•    black pepper

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add rotini pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
2. Add red onion, feta, garbanzo beans and a pinch of salt and pepper to pasta. Mix well.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together olive oil, vinegar and mustard seed. Pour over pasta and mix well. Cover and chill for two hours.