Macaroni Salad With Summer Tomatoes

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READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Princess Pea

From Cooking Light, August 08. DH and I thought this was great! I served with lemon-grilled chicken. YUM!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain. Cover and chill.
  2. Combine vinegar, 1 T. basil, 3/4 teaspoons salt, sugar and red pepper in a large bowl. Add 2T. oil and 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic, stirring with a whisk. Add cooked pasta and tomato; toss well to coat.
  3. Place bread in a food processor; pulse 5 times or until coarse crumbs measure 1/2 cup. Heat remaining 1 T. oil in a nonstick skillet over med-high heat. Add bread crumbs and remaining 1/2 teaspoons garlic to pan saute 2 minutes or until browned and crisp, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in 1/8 teaspoons salt. Cool. Serve with pasta mixture and sliced basil.

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