Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

I clipped this from a magazine back in the early 80's. This is a great summer salad - or when wishing for summer during the long dreary days of winter. We prefer the broccoli raw, but can cook to your taste preferences.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine salad dressing, parsley, basil and garlic; mix well.
  2. Add cheese, broccoli and noodles; mix lightly.
  3. Chill.
  4. Arrange tomatoes on platter; top with salad.
  5. Sprinkle with walnuts.
Most Helpful

Nice pasta salad. I did cook the broccoli as I was making it specifically with my 12 month old in mind. Broccoli is about the only veg I can get him to eat. Go figure. I added the tomatoes to the salad instead of serving on top of them and I omitted the cheese. We just didn't have any on hand. But I think it would a nice addition.

berry271 March 15, 2013

This pasta salad was just what I was looking for. I loved the broccoli in it and the fresh parsely was wonderful. I also added half of a green pepper for a little more crunch and loved the walnuts, that was a new one for me(having nuts in pasta salad) Everyone in the house loved it, even the kids! Thanks.

daggle August 04, 2008

this was delicious, I loved the addition of the fresh parsley and dried basil, I used 1 teaspoon garlic powder in place of the fresh, all the flavors in this blend very well together which makes this a 5-star recipe, don't omit the walnuts they add so much extra to this salad, thanks for posting this Cindy it was thoroughly enjoyed by my family today!

Kittencal@recipezazz August 03, 2008