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I used sun-dried tomatoes, Greek olives and added some toasted pine nuts. I also used balsamic vinegar. It was delicious. I served it with grilled shrimps w/garlic on the side. This is more a 'summer' meal, but I live in AZ and like it year round. Oh, and I also used the fresh basil rather than tarragon, which I couldn't find fresh here. At the end I added some fresh lemon zest too.

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Carolina_Dee January 01, 2013

Excellent! Full of fresh flavors and tastes like summer! I subbed dried tarragon for fresh & yellow bell peppers and used a few green olives w/ pimentos, it's all I had. I think any briney olive would work, in a pinch. I was skeptical about using tarragon and boy, oh boy, make sure you include thi in the dressing. I mixed the dried herbs with the lemon juice, red wine vinegar & EVOO, shook and poured over the salad. YUM! It didn't even need S&P! Thanks for posting MacChef, it's a winner and will be made all summer long!

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Chicagoland Chef du Jour March 13, 2012

THis was very very good... I didi triple the sauce and left out the tomatoes and olives...
it was great even with leaving out those items...

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CIndytc June 27, 2011

This is an easy salad to prepare and its good too!! Used fresh basil instead of tarragon and next time I may add some fresh garlic to add some more flavor. Don't skimp on the feta cheese and olives, as they add alot of flavor also. Another thought, I might use those salty greek olives they sell at the olive bars instead of regular canned black olives to increase the flavor as well. One more thing, I would decrease the amount of tomatoes and increase the amount of feta cheese next time, just personal preference.

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Sauce Lover April 07, 2011

This was really light and refreshing. Made it with whole wheat couscous and with basil instead of the tarragon and oregano. I added some mustard and salt to the dressing as well. I will make this again for sure. Thanks for sharing.

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limeleaf July 13, 2009

Very excellent. Served with grilled shrimp on a hot day.

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gail.lalumiere April 06, 2009

Pretty good! One of the only pasta salads we've actually finished.

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Doc Mom November 08, 2008

I love tabbouleh but my husband doesn't care for it. This seemed to have many of the same ingredients, so I gave it a try. I really liked it and so did he. I would recommend making only what you will eat at one time because it did not taste as good the next day after being refrigerated overnight. I still prefer taboulleh but will make this for my husband.

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sydster2 July 12, 2008

This is delicious! Very light and refreshing. I had to resist eating the whole thing. Definitely a keeper.

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elliesstuff September 24, 2007

This is a great recipe as it is so versatile. It seems that you may add/omit ingredients per your taste without compromising the freshness and flavor of the salad. I had some fresh basil, parsley, and mint, so I threw those in. I had some artichoke hearts; threw those in. Toasted pine nuts? Sure, why not? Love this. Thanks!

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