An Easy Pasta; Lends a Sweet Note


Using Saucy Mama’s Apricot Ginger Mustard, I created a sweet and tangy pasta  salad. Not only is the dish tangy and sweet, but most of all, easy! If you’ve not used broccoli slaw mix, you’re in for an additional treat!

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Apricot-Ginger Pasta Salad

Yields: 8 Servings

Prep time: 30 minutes (20 minutes chill time)

Cook time: 0 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups plain Greek yogurt

1/4 cup Saucy Mama Apricot Ginger Mustard

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 Tablespoon, or more honey

13.25oz. box whole wheat Rotini pasta, cooked and cooled

12oz. bag broccoli slaw mix

1/4 cup diced apricots (optional)

1/4 cup sesame seeds (optional)

salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a small bowl whisk together yogurt, Saucy Mama Apricot Ginger Mustard, oil, and honey. Taste. If necessary, add 1/4 teaspoonfuls of honey until desired taste is acquired.

Combine cooled pasta with slaw mix in a large bowl. Pour the dressing mixture over the pasta mixture, add apricot pieces (optional), sprinkle sesame seeds (optional) and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes before serving.

Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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About amrecipes

My love of cooking has taken over. I was on the net one day and saw an ad for a recipe contest. I entered. Then, I entered another. Then another, and so on and when I won a contest... an entire year's worth of tomato products, I was hooked. Since then, I've entered many many different recipe contests. I have won a trip to New York, entries into cook-offs, a recipe published in a Kraft/Paula Deen cookbook and many food products and food related items. I enjoy cooking and entering recipe contests. I hope I spark an interest in others to create something they can be proud of. I'm always getting more ideas from the internet. Wow, I remember not having the internet years ago. It's a God send and I'm trying to cover every inch of the food sites!! Join me in my quest to keep fresh ideas flowing and creating new and exciting dishes.
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2 Responses to An Easy Pasta; Lends a Sweet Note

  1. Farida says:

    mmmhh… that look so delicious i haven’t know about this recipe yet…
    thanks for share…

    http://kitchensuperfood.com

  2. Farida says:

    mmmh….thats look so delicious i gotta try it ….
    thanks for your share

    http://kitchensuperfood.com

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