Tomato, Broccoli and Pasta Salad

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

A meal on its own... Great for picnics and summer parties. Looks great with the coloured pasta. Not too high in calories either. One of my sister's recipes passed down...

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cook pasta until tender but firm.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Wrap in paper towel and set aside.
  4. Blanch the broccoli for 2 minutes in boiling water.
  5. Drain and rinse in cold water and wrap in a towel.
  6. In salad bowl combine pasta, green onions,tomatoes, cheese (add broccoli just before serving) Dressing: Combine lemon juice, water, garlic, mustard and olive oil till mixed well.
  7. Pour over salad and toss till mixed.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Refrigerate for 1 hour or up to 4 hours.
  10. Tastes even better the next day.
  11. The broccoli is added last because the acid in the salad dressing will cause the broccoli to lose its green colour.