Italian Pasta Salad by Kraus Family

Source: Jody Arnold


Dressing: 2/3 c. vegetable, salad, or olive oil 1/3 c. red wine vinegar 1 t. salt 1 t. basil 6 drops Tabasco sauce 2 garlic cloves, minced Salad: 3 c. curly pasta, cooked, drained and rinsed with cold water 2 c. meat strips, thinly sliced (roast beef, salami, etc.) 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 large cucumber, chopped 8 oz. fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 jar marinated artichoke hearts, with juice


In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients. Shake well to blend.

Mix all remaining ingredients together and refrigerate several hours or overnight.