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Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Dressing

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Dressing. This is one of the easiest dressings ever! It only requires four ingredients, and it is so good. It’s a lot like Alfredo sauce, but cold, so it is great for pasta salad if you are in the mood for a creamy one instead of one dressed with a vinaigrette. […]

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Tortellini Veggie and Pesto Salad

We just harvested out basil for the first time, and I wanted to make something with it. This is very similar to my Pasta Salad with Tortellini, but does not call for store bought dressing. Fresh basilFresh garlicOlive oil CarrotsPeasBroccoli TortelliniGround beef Balsamic vinegarOnion saltFresh ground black pepper Cook tortellini and steam vegetables. Brown meat. […]

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Basic Alfredo Sauce

Butter, 1 stickGarlic, as much as you can stand to peel and sliceHalf and half, 1 pintParmesan, 6-8 ozSalt and pepper to taste Melt butter on medium high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 5 minutes. Add half and half and bring up to hot but DO NOT BOIL, whisking constantly. When half and half […]

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Pasta Salad with Tortellini

Tortellini (1 package)Roast beef (sliced for sandwich meat, about 1/3 or ½ cup)Carrots (2)Peas (3/4 cup)Broccoli (3 florets)Feta (2 tablespoons)Sharp cheddar (2 oz)Italian dressing This turned out really yummy. I used fresh carrots and broccoli and frozen peas. Steam all three on high heat for 10 minutes, then turned off the heat and left the […]

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Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad, by Sandra Yvonne Duke You can vary this recipe in many ways for different flavors, and different purposes. I suggest playing with different amounts and kinds of vegetables. I use Simply Organic salad dressing mix because it has no MSG! Dressing1 package garlic vinaigrette (or Italian) dressing mix4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar¼ cup water1/3 […]