Saturday, July 24, 2010

Quick Artichoke Pasta Salad

Recipe taken from:

  • 1 cup salad macaroni, or other medium-size pasta
  • 1 (6.5 ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup pitted black olives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

1.Bring a large pot of salted water to boil; add pasta and boil until al dente. Drain well and rinse with cold water.
2.In a large mixing bowl, combine pasta, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, tomatoes, olives, parsley, basil, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper; toss well. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Before serving, season the pasta dish with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes & Tips:
Very yummy and easy to make! You could add chicken to make it a full meal.

Nutrition Facts:
Amount Per Serving Calories: 155 Total Fat: 5.5g Cholesterol: 0mg

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