*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          ANTIPASTO SALAD PLATTER
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----DRESSING-----
      1/2   c            Olive or salad oil
    1       t            Salt
      1/8   ts           Crushed red pepper
    1                    Clove garlic
      1/4   c            Lemon juice
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground black pepper
    1       tb           Snipped fresh basil*
                         -----SALAD-----
    1       tb           Salt
    8       oz           Radiatori or other pasta
      1/2   c            Cubed red pepper
      1/2   c            Cubbed green pepper
      1/4   lb           Provolone cheese, cubed
   20       oz           Can Garbanzo beans, drained
      1/4   lb           Salami (slice into quarters)
      1/4   c            Small pitted black olives
    1       tb           Salad oil
    4                    Med mushroom,washed & sliced
    2       tb           Chopped parsley
 
   * OR 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
   NOTE: Make Dressing First....
   Make dressing in a jar with a tight fitting lid,
   combine oil, lemon juice, 1
   teaspoon salt, black pepper, red pepper, garlic, and
   basil; shake until well
   combined.
   Cook pasta: In a large kettle bring 3 quarts water,
   salt and salad oil to a boil. Add pasta; bring back to
   boiling; cook uncovered stirring occasionally
   with long fork to prevent sticking, just until tender.
   ~ about 7 to 8 minutes. Do not over cook. Drain well;
   do not rinse. Turn into large bowl; add dressing; toss
   to combine. Cool completely. To pasta mixture, add
   green and red peppers, sliced mushrooms, provolone
   cheese, garbanzo beans, salami, olives, and parsley;
   toss lightly to combine.
   Turn into serving bowl; Refrigerate covered 1 hour.
  
 
 
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