6 Reviews

I picked this recipe for Recipe Roulette(in Everything Else), and I'm so glad I tried it. I served it to some finicky eaters who said they didn't like most pasta salads. But! They loved this salad! I used a little less tomato puree than called for(I made my own by just pureeing some roma tomatoes), and milk instead of buttermilk. I also added olives, some minced red onion, and minced cubanelle peppers. Thanks for a nice change of pace!

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Sharon123 October 03, 2002

I made this for a shower, made it the night before, it was a great hit! I think leaving it overnight really enhanced the flavours. I used 2% milk and bow tie pasta. Everyone commented on how good the dressing was, different from the useual. Had to make severel copies of the recipe. Thanks Tebo!!

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Derf June 17, 2002

This was so good! A great basic recipe. I did tweak it a bit, like everyone else, but not as much as everyone else. Since they said it was too much sauce. I halved the recipe but put in 3 cloves of garlic and 1/2 tsp salt. Instead of adding basil at end, I put in two large leaves before blending. I didn't have a fresh tomato so I put in a little chopped sun dried tomato after blending. Yum Yum Yum!!!!! Would make a great main course with shrimp or chicken. Also, instead of waiting overnight for flavors to meld I nuked it for 2 minutes - speed melding!

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badknee July 25, 2008

This is a very nice base salad, but it really needed some spice to jazz it up! First< I made it a main dish salad by adding large cubed of grilled chicken breast, a very big pinch of curry powder, mustard powder, and chopped scallions. I left out the sugar because the mayo is sweet enough. Not saying that this salad would not be good on its own, but the other reviews had it a bit flat. In the end, it was a great meal.

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Happy Harry #2 August 13, 2005

Salad a little bland. Had more than enough dressing for one sald so I made a second salad to which I added black and green olives and red onion. Much improvement! Did like the taste and use of basil. Will make again with additions. Sorry Tebo. Tweeky, a.k.a. Judi

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Judith N. June 03, 2003

Not too impressed. Didn't have much flavor. Kinda plain. Just my opinion...sorry.

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Nikosmom May 14, 2003
Tomato Pasta Salad