Monday, June 13, 2011

Orange Broccoli Pasta with Lemon Popppy Seed Drsg

1 lb Broccoli, cut into small florets
2 (4 oz) cans artichoke hearts, cut in halves
1 (6oz) can small pitted olives
2 (11 oz) can mandarin oranges, drained
1 1/2 cups smoked turkey or mesquite deli turkey, cut in strips
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 (9oz) pkg Fettuccine (fresh) or bow tie pasta - cook according to directions-Cool
1/3 cup grated Asiago cheese
Cut brocccoli into bite-size pieces and place in a large bowl. Drain olives and artichoke hearts, then add broccoli. Add thinly sliced red onion and meat strips. Toss lightly. Rinse cooked pasta in cold water and add to other ingredients. Pour lemon dressing over salad and mix to coat. Add drained oranges last and toss lightly. Sprinkle asiago cheese over salad. Serves 10-12
Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing:
1/2 cup extra light olive oil
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tsp grated lemon rind
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp poppy seeds
Mix lemon juice and seasonings together and slowly whisk in oil.

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