Southwest "acine De Pepe" Pasta Salad Recipe

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Southwest "acine De Pepe" Pasta Salad Recipe
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Tagged: Vegetarian


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Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Rinse with cold water until
cooled. Drain again. Put into a large bowl and toss with oil, vinegar,
lemon juice and spices. Add all other ingredients. Mix well and refrigerate
for 3-4 hours to blend flavors. Add salt and pepper if you wish.


  • 1 box DeCecco-brand Acine de Pepe pasta -- pronounced "AH-chee-nay DEE PEP-ay"
  • it is a very small round pasta that looks like BB's (the name means "buckshot"). If you can't find Acine de Pepe
  • you can use orzo
  • farfalline or any other very small pasta
  • 2 parboiled
  • peeled carrots
  • chopped into small pieces
  • 1 small can sliced
  • pitted black Olives
  • 2-3 roma tomatoes
  • seeded and chopped into small pieces
  • 2-3 thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 3-4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tsps cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 cloves pressed or finely chopped garlic
  • 2-3 tsps chili powder (the kind used to make chili)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin

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