Cheese-Pasta Salad

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by smiles4u

This was in the local paper a while back. It is easy to make and very VERY good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 2 1/2 quarts of unsalted water to a boil. Cook the pasta until form to tender, about 10 - 12 minutes. Drain into colander; rinse under cold water.
  2. Meanwhile, cut the cheese into 1/4 inch cubes and place into 3 qt or larger serving bowl. Cut celery into bite size pieces. Add to the bowl.
  3. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half; add to bowl.
  4. Rinse the peas under cool water. Drain and add to bowl.
  5. Chop basil and add to bowl.
  6. Shake the colander to remove as much water as possible from pasta. Add pasta to bowl.
  7. Add olive oil, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Sprinkle garlic powder, salt and pepper evenly over the bowl.
  8. Stir gently to mix well.
  9. Serve at room temperature, or refrigerate until ready to serve.

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