Marinated Artichoke Pasta Salad - Need a side dish for all the barbecuing, grilling and cookouts going on? This is one I think you just might like as well as we do. Of course, you don't have to save it just for cookouts, but it was purty tasty with some ribs we had this past weekend.

Summary: Need a side dish for all the barbecuing, grilling and cookouts going on? This is one I think you just might like as well as we do. Of course, you don’t have to save it just for cookouts, but it was purty tasty with some ribs we had this past weekend.

Ingredients

    • 8 oz shell pasta, cooked al dente & rinsed
    • 2 -6 oz jars marinated artichokes hearts, drained well
    • 1/2 sweet onions (Vidalia in season) sliced into thin wedges
    • 1/2 cup sliced green or black olives
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 roasted sweet red pepper (from a jar is fine)
    • for the White Dressing:
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (no salad dressing here)
    • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped
    • 2 tablespoons sweet salad (pickle) cubes, chopped
    • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
    • 2 teaspoon chopped green onions
    • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon

For instructions please visit: Dricks Rambling Cafe

 

 

Variations

For an outstanding luncheon salad, add small cocktail shrimp that has been cooked in a Cajun or Creole seasoned bath.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6 – 8