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July 27, 2011

Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables

This salad is really a meal as it includes a hearty helping of chicken.  Serve with warm bread for a tasty dinner.



Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables

16 oz pasta, cooked and drained
1 1/2 cups roasted broccoli, cut into bite size pieces*
1 1/2 cups roasted egg plant, cut into bite size pieces (1 egg plant)*
4 oz swiss cheese, chopped into small cubes
1/2 cup roasted and salted sunflowers
2 chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
t teaspoon celery salt
1 sm onion, finely chopped

Dressing:

1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons brown mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
2/3 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Add pasta to large bowl.  Mix dressing in processor or blender, and pour over pasta.  Gently stir in remaining pasta salad ingredients.

*To roast vegetables toss them with a few tablespoons of oil and place on foil lined sheet.  Bake at 450 until cooked.
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