Pasta Primavera Salad

Pasta Primavera Salad
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Serves: 4-6
  • 1 pound fettucini or tubetti
  • 1 large stalk broccoli, woody end discarded, florets separated, stem peeled and julienned
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and julienned
  • ½ cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese or more to taste
  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add pasta and cook until completely tender. Drain immediately and rinse several times with cold water. Transfer pasta to a large mixing bowl.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, make the vinaigrette. Place salt, garlic, oregano, mustard and vinegar in a blender or food processor fitted with a steel blade. Process until the garlic is completely chopped. Gradually add oil. Pour dressing over the cooled pasta.
  3. Place broccoli in a colander and rinse with hottest water available. Rinse and refresh with cold water.
  4. Add vegetables, parmesan and parsley just prior to serving.