Salads

Mom's Traditional Pasta Salad

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This is by far my favorite summer side dish! It really is so easy and goes with almost anything! I also love that it makes A LOT so I usually bring this side dish to pot lucks!

12
12 oz Rotini Tri Colored Pasta
-1 chopped red pepper
-1 chopped green pepper
-1 sliced cucumber
-1 can of sliced black olives
-1 chopped tomatoes
-1 small can of mushrooms
-1 small package pepperoni cut in half
- cheese cubes (I use about 1/2 a block of marbled cheddar, but any kind will work)
-1 diced red onion
-Pour 1 (16 oz.) Italian dressing
Cook the pasta as it directs on the package. Pour cooked pasta into a large bowl. Then add the next ingredients. Pour 1 (16 oz.) Italian dressing on salad (you can use fat-free or low-fat if you want). Mix...
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Nutritions

Calories
67

Sodium
101mg
4% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV

This Tuscan chopped salad is made with marinated and grilled Wagyu steak, kale, tomatoes, mozzarella, crusty bread, cucumber, onion, capers, and torn basil leaves! The dressing is made with oil, red wine vinegar, roasted shallots, and garlic. This tasty steak salad is perfect for anytime you're craving a hearty salad!

1 Double 8 Cattle Company Fullblood Wagyu Flat Iron Steak
Marinade Dressing:
2 Large Shallots ( peeked and cut into 4 pieces )
6 Garlic Cloves ( smashed )
3 tbsp Grapeseed Oil
2 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
1/2 cup Red Wine Vinegar
1/4 cup Sherry Vinegar
1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
tablespoon Sugar
1 cup Grapeseed Oil
1 cup Olive Oil
Salad:
1 Lacinato Kale ( ribs removed and torn into bitesize pieces )
2 cups Cherry Tomatoes ( cut in half )
2 cups Ciliegine Mozzarella Balls ( cut in half )
1 Loaf Crusty Bread ( cut into 1 inch cubes )
1 English Cucumber ( cut into bite size pieces )
1 Red Bell Pepper ( cut into 1 inch cubes )
1 Yellow Bell Pepper ( seeded and cut into 1 inch cubes )
3 tbsp Capers
1 Small Red Onion ( julienned )
3/4 cup Torn Basil Leaves

PREPARING THE MARINADE/DRESSING

Place the shallots and smashed garlic in a bowl.

Add a 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt and 3 tablespoons of grapeseed oil to the bowl, and toss...
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Nutritions

Calories
4834

Sodium
8899mg
370% DV

Fat
312g
480% DV

Protein
33g
66% DV

Carbs
123g
41% DV

Fiber
29g
118% DV