*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             PIZZA PASTA SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Salads
                 Quick
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Rotini, Twists or Spirals
                         -- uncooked
    3       oz           Sliced pepperoni
    4       oz           Sliced Provolone cheese
   12                    Cherry tomatoes, halved
      1/2   c            Grated Parmesan cheese
      1/2   c            Italian salad dressing
                         -- (non-fat)
    1       t            Italian seasoning
      1/2   ts           Minced garlic
    1                    Green bell pepper
                         -- (seeds and ribs removed)
                         -- sliced into rings
    2 1/2                7-inch rounds of pita bread
 
   Prepare pasta according to package directions. While
   pasta is cooking, cut pepperoni slices into fourths
   and slice the Provolone cheese into matchstick-size
   pieces. Place in a large bowl. Add cherry tomatoes,
   Parmesan cheese, Italian dressing, Italian seasoning
   and garlic.
   
   When pasta is done, drain and rinse with cold water.
   Drain again. Add pasta to cheese mixture and mix well.
   Quarter the pita bread rounds and place around a large
   platter. Top with pasta salad and garnish with green
   pepper rings.
   
   Each serving provides: 464 Calories; 215 g Protein; 53
   g Carbohydrates; 17.9 g Fat; 36.7 mg Cholesterol; 915
   mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 35%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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