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Warm Pasta Salad

warm pasta salad

penne pasta 1/2 pound

broccoli 1 head

sun dried tomatoes 1/4 cup

sliced black olives 1/4 cup

Portobello mushrooms roasted

baby spinach 1/2 cup

olive oil 1/4 cup

balsamic vinegar 1/8 cup

parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons

fresh garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

salt and pepper taste

fresh basil chopped 1 tablespoon

pesto garnish

Boil pasta Al dente, cool, drizzle with olive oil and set aside. Roast your mushrooms with salt pepper and olive oil. Cool and cut into strips. (Julienne) Blanch broccoli for nice green color and cut into small florets. Make sure sundried tomatoes are soft and tender if not boil with tablespoon of salt and cool. Cut into strips. (Julienne)

In a Sauce Pan add olive oil and garlic over low heat. When hot add vinegar. Add all vegetables, salt, and pepper. Shut heat. Add pasta and stir to coat and mix well. Add to your favorite serving bowl, sprinkle parmesan cheese and fresh basil on top. Finish by adding some pesto in a squeeze bottle and drizzling for garnish. Serve room temperature. Enjoy!

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