Sunday, May 22, 2011


Summer is fast approaching and that means picnics in the park.  One staple of family picnics is the pasta salad.  Here is a gluten-free version of a pasta salad you may like to bring the next time you are invited to a party or picnic - Enjoy!

Picnic Pasta Salad

4 c. cooked GF pasta, Tinkyada brand
1 small organic green bell pepper, chopped
2 green onions, sliced
1 small organic yellow squash, chopped
1 organic carrot, thinly sliced
1/2 of a roasted red pepper, chopped
1 Tb. olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
4 oz. Annie's Naturals Lite Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Directions:  Place cooked pasta in a large bowl.  Heat olive oil in a skillet over med-hi heat.  When hot, add all the vegetables, tossing to coat with oil.  Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.  Pour into bowl with pasta.  Add salt and pepper.  Toss together.  Pour in vinaigrette and toss again gently.  Cover and refrigerate for several hours.  Serve chilled or room temperature.