5.25.2007

Mother-in-Law's Tangy Pasta Salad

16 oz. farfalle pasta
*Prepare pasta according to directions on box.
1 c. vegetable oil
2/3 c. bottled teriyaki sauce
2/3 c. white vinegar
Small bunch of green onions chopped
6 T. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
*Combine above ingredients (except pasta) in blender, blend well until smooth. Coat pasta in sauce and marinate in fridge for at least 2 hours (or overnight). After marinating, add:
2. cups cooked chicken, cubed
1 c. honey roasted peanuts or cashews
1 bag fresh spinach leaves
2 small cans mandarin oranges
1 c. dried cranberries (I like to use a mix of dried berries)
1 T. parsley flakes
*Toss until mixed well. Can be served as a main dish, or a side salad.

1 comment:

Hill Family said...

I've been looking for a good pasta salad....can't wait to try this!