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Italian Pasta Salad

Posted on July 21, 2017 by Bickford Flavors

Featuring Bickford Garlic Flavor, this bright and delicious pasta salad is a crowd pleaser and can be made in advance to make a gathering that much more enjoyable!

Ingredients

For Dressing:
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 TBSP Bickford Garlic Flavor
  • 2 tsp TBSP Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 3 TBSP grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

For Salad:

  • 1 (16 oz) package rotini or penne pasta
  • 1 package grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, cut lengthwise twice then sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup black olives, pitted and sliced

 

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions
  2. Add all ingredients except dressing to a serving bowl and toss to combine.
  3. Add dressing ingredients to a shaker jar or cruet and mix.
  4. If serving immediately, add dressing and toss to coat. If serving later, add dressing just before serving.

 

Photo by jeffreyw - Mmm... Pasta salad with olives and caper berriesUploaded by Fæ, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=23120515

 

 

 

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Pear Salad with Black Raspberry Creamy Dressing Recipe

Posted on February 25, 2014 by Bickford Flavors

Ingredients:



  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup seedless black raspberry preserves
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 firm, ripe pears
  • 2 tbsp Bickford Lemon Flavor
  • 6-8 cups fresh salad greens
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 tsp Bickford Raspberry Flavor

Directions:


Whisk together sour cream, raspberry preserves, wine vinegar, Bickford raspberry flavor and mustard. Set dressing aside.

Peel, core and quarter pears, then brush with Bickford Lemon Flavor. Arrange greens on 4 plates. Arrange pear quarters over lettuce. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with cheese, bacon and raspberries.

Drizzle Bickford Raspberry Flavor over pears

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