*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             BLUSHING ANTIPASTO
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Vegetables
                 Italian                          Low-Cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6       oz           Can of V-8 juice
      1/4   c            Salad oil
    2       tb           Vinegar
    6       oz           Pkg Italian Dressing mix
    2       c            Cauliflowerets
    2       c            Sliced fresh mushrooms
    1       c            Sliced carrots
    1       c            Sliced green pepper
    1       c            Sliced cucumber
 
   To make marinade:  In jar, combine V-8 juice, salad
   oil, vinegar, and salad dressing mix; shake well.  In
   bowl, combine vegetables;  Pour marinade over all.
   Marinate in refrigerator for at least 4 hours,
   stirring occasionally.*
   
   NOTE:  If not going to be eaten the same day, perhaps
   wait to add mushrooms and cucumbers until a few hours
   before serving --- they will go limp instead of
   remaining crisp.  The balance can be combined and
   marinated up to a couple of days ahead of serving in
   the refrigerator.
   
   * I have found it works best if you marinate in a
   tightly covered bowl. Then when you are in the kitchen
   and think about it, you can just turn it upside down,
   shake it a bit, and put it back in the frig instead of
   stirring it.
  
 
 
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