Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Wedding Pasta Salads

When my Husband and I got married my parents did the catering, these were the salads that we used.  At least the sauce for the curry salad.  Now they are catering a friends daughters wedding and I thought I'd post these while I was thinking of them.  I absolutely love these salads during the summer!


Chicken Pasta Salad

1 lb rotini, cooked
2 cups cooked chicken or turkey
2 large cans chunky pineapple
2 cups celery
3/4 cup chopped green onions
2 cups seedless grapes

slivered almonds, green pepper and salt & pepper to taste

Dressing:
1 cup mayonnaise (I only use Miracle Whip)
3 Tbs lime juice
1/2 tsp curry

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.  Stir in dressing.  Chill 3-4 hours.  Add nuts just before serving.

*optional dressing :  lemon juice and mayonnaise


Mostaccioli Salad


1 lb bag mostaccioli noodles  (cooked and drained)

Add to noodles:

2 med. Sliced cucumbers

1 med. Sliced onion

Dressing:

1 ½ C oil

1 ½ C sugar

1 ½ C vinegar

1 T onion flakes

2 tsp prepared mustard

1 tsp salt

1 ½ tsp pepper

1 tsp garlic powder

1 T parsley

Mix dressing and pour over noodles, onion and cucumbers. Let chill overnight and stir often. Takes on more flavor as it sets. It is still good after 2 to 3 days. Makes a lot!

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