Patriotic Pasta Salad

July 9, 2012

This All-American dish was created by one of our fans.
She used not 1, not 2, but 3 Lucero products.
Right on Fran Crosby!





12-16 oz pkg bowtie pasta

1 C. Lucero Heritage Olive Mix halved

1 c. celery

1/2 c. onions (green are pretty)

1 c. bell peppers (can use green, red, yellow or orange)

1/4 c. shredded carrots

2 c. cherry, grape or pear tomatoes cut in 1/2

1/2 c. zucchini - sliced

(If you like spicy: add crushed red pepper or jalapeños.)



1-  Boil pasta according to package directions.


2-  Drain and set aside  to cool.


3-  Cut up all vegetables, place in a large bowl and add cooked







3 Tbsp. Lucero Lemon White Balsamic Vinegar

5 Tbsp. Lucero Basil Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil

3 Tbsp. water

2 cloves crushed garlic

1 Tbsp.brown sugar

1/2 tsp. cumin

salt & pepper


MIX well. Pour over pasta a veggies and let set (over night if

possible) turning over or mixing a couple times.



Serve cold.



-Recipe courtesy of Fran Crosby



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