Guide to making pasta salad by Cervasi

Mix and Match for a Perfect Pasta Salad

Side dishes are simple, crowd-pleasing additions to any picnic, pool party, barbecue or family reunion. But why stick with the same ol’ pasta salad recipe?

Mix it up using Cervasi’s own pasta salad creation formula. Let your next party side dish explode with flavor. Only your imagination sets the limits.
Here’s how:

  • Pick a Cervasi PastaBow Tie, Wagon Wheel, Penne, Shells, Fusilli or Orzo
  • Pick a protein: Garbanzo Beans, Bacon, Black Beans, Chicken, Pancetta, Cubed Ham, Shrimp or Tuna
  • Choose some veggies: Broccoli, Asparagus, Artichokes, Carrots, Bell Peppers, Peas, Avocado, Tomatoes, Corn, Cucumbers, Mushrooms, Onions, Arugula, Spinach or Celery
  • Select 1-3 flavors: Almonds, Cheese Cubes, Dried Cranberries, Feta Cheese, Green Onions, Mandarin Oranges, Mozzarella, Olives, Parmesan or Asiago, Pepperoni, Pineapple, Strawberries, Sun-dried Tomatoes or Sunflower Seeds
  • Dress it up: 4:1 Olive Oil and Vinegar Mix, Balsamic Glaze, Cervasi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Greek Vinaigrette Dressing, Italian Salad Dressing, Mayonnaise, Pesto, Red Wine Vinaigrette or Tzatziki Sauce.
  • Season with style: Salt and Pepper, Fresh Basil, Fresh Cilantro, Fresh Garlic or Oregano

Have fun mixing and matching your perfect pasta salad!
Cervasi's Guide to Making Pasta Salad Infographic

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