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Pasta Nicoise Recipe

© 2010 Pyrex®, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Pasta salad is loaded with chicken and vegetables, bound with a simple homemade dressing flavored with rosemary. This salad is fresh, bright with flavor, and colorful on the plate. Add some crusty bread, and you have a filling, satisfying meal. For variation, try substituting tuna for the chicken.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

Preparation:

Cook pasta in boiling salted water until just tender. Drain well and rinse with cold water. Shake off excess moisture.

Combine lemon juice, oil, red onion, garlic, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Pour half of dressing over pasta and toss well.

Cook beans until just tender. Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. Toss beans with half of remaining dressing.

Arrange pasta in serving bowl. Surround with beans, chicken, tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs. Sprinkle remaining dressing over salad. Top with parsley, capers, anchovies, and black olives.

Yield: 4 servings
Recipe Source: Courtesy of Pyrex®
Reprinted with express written permission.
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