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Name:Pasta Salad Contributor:Kathy E Gill
Description:Pasta Salad Posted:1998-10-28
Key words:pasta, salad Category:Main Dishes
ID:72 Updated:2006-04-02 19:33:29
Ingredients:1 lb penne pasta, cooked
1/2 red onion, peeled, finely chopped
1 c sliced Kalamata olives, pitted
2/3 c dried currants
2/3 c figs, dried, chopped/chunked
1 c toasted pine nuts [about 10 minutes at 350 degrees on cookie sheet]

1 garlic clove, quartered
1 tsp salt
1 c lightly packed stemmed fresh Italian parsley
1/4 c fresh lemon juice (2-3 lemons)
1/4 c red wine vinegar
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp sugar
3/4 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp pepper
1 c olive oil, extra light
Blend garlic and salt to paste in food processor. Add parsley and mince.
Blend in lemon juice, vinegar, curry, sugar, cumin and pepper. With
machine running, gradually add oil through feed tube in thin steady stream.

Pour dressing over pasta. Add onion, olives, currants, figs and pine nuts
to pasta and toss. Season with pepper. Cover and refrigerate until
chilled, about 2 hours. Can be made 1 day ahead, as this one was.

Fresh Italian parsley sprigs
Cherry tomatoes

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