Turkey Pastrami & Pesto Salad

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Description

Ingredients

bow-tie pasta, prepared according to package directions: 8 ounces
TURKEY PASTRAMI, cut into 1-x-1-1/2 inch pieces: 3/4 pound
broccoli florets*: 2 cups
snipped sun-dried tomatoes in oil: 1/3 cup
sliced black olives: 1/3 cup
garlic: 2 cloves
tightly packed basil leaves: 3/4 cup
grated parmesan cheese: 1/4 cup
pepper: 1/4 teaspoon
lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
balsamic vinegar: 1 tablespoon
light olive oil: 2 tablespoons

Directions

1
In large bowl, combine cooked pasta, turkey pastrami, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes and olives. Cover and chill.
2
In food processor, fitted with metal blade, mince garlic. Scape bowl and add basil leaves, cheese, pepper, lemon juice and vinegar; process until blended. With motor running, slowly add oil; process until smooth.
3
Combine dressing with salad mixture, tossing to coat.
4
Cooking Tips: *To save time, buy broccoli pre-washed and cut at the salad bar. **The color in sun-dried tomatoes may bleed. If preparing salad ahead of time, add tomatoes just before serving.