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Picnic Pasta Salad

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This pasta salad recipe is perfect for a picnic or outdoor gathering. Bring it to a large barbecue to feed and please a large crowd. Just don't tell them about the secret (but flavor-boosting) ingredient. 

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Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 anchovy filets
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 Cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Pound bow-tie pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 Cup pitted black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 Cup chopped Italian parsley
  • Black pepper

Directions

Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add in the anchovy filets and cook for about 5 minutes, breaking them apart with a wooden spoon. Add the garlic and sun-dried tomatoes and cook for another 3 minutes. Place the cooked pasta in a large bowl. Pour the sun-dried tomato mixture over the pasta and stir to combine. Add in the black olives, parsley, and black pepper. Mix and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving264
Total Fat5g8%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated0.8g4%
Cholesterol2mg1%
Protein9g17%
Carbs45g15%
Vitamin A11µg1%
Vitamin B60.1mg5.4%
Vitamin C4mg7%
Vitamin E0.8mg3.8%
Vitamin K35µg44%
Calcium32mg3%
Fiber3g10%
Folate (food)16µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)16µg4%
Iron2mg9%
Magnesium40mg10%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg9%
Phosphorus127mg18%
Polyunsaturated0.8gN/A
Potassium270mg8%
Sodium142mg6%
Zinc1mg6.4%