Tuscan Pasta Salad

Summer is officially almost here. At our house that means lots of barbecues, picnics, and camping trips. Generally along with the summer parties comes an assignment to bring a pot luck item, right? Don’t stress, I got you covered. When I take this salad to a pot luck, I always have people asking me for the recipe. When I give them the recipe, they are usually shocked at how simple it is. Then again, who doesn’t love a recipe that is easy to make but tastes like you slaved all day in the kitchen making it? Until next time, Carrie DSCN0014 Tuscan Pasta Salad 1 (16 oz.) bag of Rotini pasta, cooked and cooled 1 can of medium-sized olives 1 (5 oz.) bag of pepperoni minis 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1 cup of grape tomatoes, sliced 1 cup of spinach leaves, sliced into strips 1 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated 2 tsp. pesto 1/2 cup of red onion, sliced thin 1 cup of Kraft Caesar vinaigrette   Directions 1. In a large bowl toss all the ingredients together and serve immediately. *If you want to make the salad ahead of time, toss all the ingredients together except the dressing and cheeses. Toss the dressing and cheeses together right before you are ready to serve.


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