Artichoke Pasta Salad

One thing I have been reminded of is how much energy a morning walk can produce.  All can be erased quickly when one decides to have a Whataburger Jr. for lunch. (Sigh)  Redemption tonight with a healthy pasta salad.  No meat-just veggies but delicious all the same.

artichoke

Salad:

  • 1 cup bowtie pasta
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup sweet peppers, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes in oil

Dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon creamy Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Hope everyone enjoys the evening!

 

 

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