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Quick Artichoke Pasta Salad
Submitted by:  Maryanne


  Prep Time:    20 Minutes
Cook Time:   4 Hours


"This pasta salad is quick and easy to make. The liquid from the marinated artichoke hearts makes an excellent dressing."
1 cup salad macaroni, or other medium-size pasta
1 (6.5 ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts
1/2 cup mushrooms, quartered
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup pitted black olives
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
2 cloves garlic, minced
 salt and pepper to taste

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil; add pasta and boil until al dente. Drain well and rinse with cold water.


In a large mixing bowl, combine pasta, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, tomatoes, olives, parsley, basil, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper; toss well. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Before serving, season the pasta dish with salt and pepper to taste.

Makes 5 servings


Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 5
per serving
Calories 155
Protein 5g
Total Fat 6g
Sodium 390mg
Cholesterol -
Carbohydrates 24g
Fiber -