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       Title: Carole’s Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
  Categories: Salads, Pasta, Poultry
       Yield: 4 Servings
  
            Basil Vinaigrette
       4 lg Garlic cloves
       2 T  Dried basil
   1 1/2 t  Sugar
       1 T  Dry mustard
       3 T  Fresh lemon juice
       6 T  Red wine vinegar
       2 t  Kosher salt
       1 t  Freshly ground black pepper
   1 1/4 c  Olive oil
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       2 ea Zucchinis, halved lengthwise
            (cut into 1/2-in. pieces)
       6 oz Dried fusilli (curly noodles)
       3    Cooked chicken breast 1/2s
            (skinned, boned,1/2-in cubes
       2 md Tomatoes, diced
       3    Green onions, chopped
      12    Black Greek olives
     1/4 c  Toasted pine nuts
     1/2 c  Grated fresh parm cheese
  
   Mince garlic in a food processor. Add 1 1/2T basil, sugar, mustard,
   lemon juice, 2t salt and 1t pepper. Process 10 seconds. With the
   machine running, drizzle in oil until slightly thickened. The
   vegetables and chicken will dilute the intense flavor of the
   dressing. Makes 1 3/4c.
   
   Steam zucchini 1 minute and drain. Cool under running water. Cook
   pasta al dente, cool under running water, drain and dry.
   
   In separate bowls, toss chicken, zucchini, pasta and tomatoes with
   1/4 cup dressing each. Gently combine chicken, zucchini, pasta and
   green onions. Adjust seasonings and dressings to taste. Spoon salad
   onto a platter. Sprinkle tomatoes, olives and pine nuts on top. Pass
   cheese separately.
  
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