Friday, July 29, 2011

Italian Meat Trio Pasta Salad

8 oz. cavatappi pasta ($.40)
1/3 C. light mayo ($.05)
2 T. dijon mustard (free after coupons)
3 T. Italian salad dressing, fat free (free after coupons)
2 T. parmesan cheese ($.05)
1/2 tsp. garlic powder ($.05)
1/2 tsp. basil ($.05)
1 tsp. parsley ($.05)
1/8 C. chopped Italian sausage ($.15)
6 slices black forest ham or prosciutto ($.15)
1/8 C. shredded Italian cheese blend ($.10)
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped fine ($.18)

Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water and drain completely. Whisk together layo, mustard, saladdressing, parmesan, garlic, basil, and parsley. If mixture is too thick, add 1-2 additional T. of mayo.
Gently stir in all remaining ingredients, toss to coat well.

Chill and serve.

Yields = 6-8 servings
Cost: $1.23
Cost per serving: $.22

1 comment:

  1. I love pasta salad - this is a new twist on a classic and I can't wait to make it. This is a summer staple in my house, always looking for new ways to keep it interesting.