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Antipasto Salad

Antipasto Salad

Antipasto Salad
Ingredients / 8 people

  1. 1/2pound rotini, fusilli, or other short pasta
  2. 1pound green beans, trimmed
  3. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 1tablespoon Dijon mustard
  5. 1/4cup red wine vinegar
  6. 2tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  7. 1/3cup olive oil
  8. 1/2pound bocconcini or mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  9. 1 15- to 19-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  10. 3 1/2ounces sliced hard salami, cut into strips
  11. 1 9-ounce box frozen artichoke hearts, thawed
  12. 1 6-ounce jar roasted red peppers (about 4), cut into strips
  13. 1/2 16-ounce jar pepperoncini (hot Tuscan peppers), drained (about 12)
  14. 1/2teaspoon dried hot red pepper flakes
  15. 1cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, minced


Difficulty  Easy
Preparation 15 mn
Total time  1 h 15 min


Cook the pasta according to the package directions until al dente. Remove from cooking water with a slotted spoon, rinse under cold water, and drain well.
Add the green beans to the boiling water and cook until crisp-tender. Remove the green beans, rinse, and drain with the pasta.
In a large bowl, using a wire whisk, blend the garlic, mustard, and vinegars. Slowly whisk in the oil and add salt to taste.
In a very large bowl, toss the pasta with the dressing and stir in the bocconcini, garbanzos, salami, artichoke hearts, roasted peppers, pepperoncini, red pepper flakes, and parsley.
Cover and chill for 1 hour. The salad may be made up to 2 days in advance.


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