Picnic Pasta Salad
1 package (16 ounces) rotini pasta
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 cup Italian dressing
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 cup sliced mushrooms (3 ounces)
5 roma (plum) tomatoes, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1 large cucumber, coarsely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
Mix tomato sauce, dressing, basil and oregano in large bowl. Add pasta and
remaining ingredients; toss. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours until
chilled but no longer than 48 hours.
Makes 12 servings
This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.