SPINACH PASTA SALAD

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Spinach Pasta Salad is made with fresh garden vegetables.  I love spinach in anything and this salad is so good.  I am adding the dressing I use on this salad but you could use any dressing or just sprinkle on some olive oil.  Salads in the summer made with fresh garden produce are one of my favorite things to have for lunch.  This salad will keep in the fridge for two to three days if you have any leftover but it goes quick at my house.  I used bow-tie pasta in this recipe but you could use any pasta you like.

Spinach Pasta Salad Ingredients needed: 

Spinach

Ham (could use about any meat you want)

Green onion

Cucumber

Boiled eggs

uncooked pasta

Tomato

Dressing Ingredients needed:

Mayonnaise

Salt

Black pepper

White vinegar

White granulated sugar

Dried basil or fresh basil

This salad is so versatile in that you can add all kinds of garden vegetables such as corn, peas, carrots, peppers and it will still be a great fresh salad. It would be delicious with our slow cooker chicken bbq! Make some sandwiches, add this salad and you have a delicious meal.

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Spinach Pasta Salad

This refreshing pasta salad is delicious. Great for any gathering and the dressing recipe really gives this salad a wonderful flavor. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: pasta salad, spinach salad
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 2 cups spinach broken in pieces or chopped
  • 1 cup cooked chopped ham could use about any meat you want
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped and peeled cucumber
  • 2 boiled eggs chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked pasta (cooked al dente according to package directions) drained
  • 1 large tomato chopped

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil or 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped

Instructions

  • Mix together salad ingredients in a large bowl with cooked pasta
  • Combine dressing ingredients and mix with spoon. Toss salad and dressing together.

Notes

This salad is so versatile in that you can add all kinds of garden vegetables such as corn, peas, carrots, peppers and it will still be a great fresh salad.

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