Paprika Pasta Salad

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    2 hours 25 minutes

    This is a great recipe to prepare for a party or barbecue. It needs to chill for a couple of hours for best results.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 7 

    • 500g three colour spiral pasta
    • 4 spring onions, chopped
    • 1 green capsicum, chopped
    • 4 stalks celery, chopped
    • 2/3 cup (80g) white sugar
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) vegetable oil
    • 1/3 cup tomato pasta sauce
    • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours25min 

    1. In a large pot of salted boiling water cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
    2. In a large bowl, mix together the pasta, onions, capsicum and celery.
    3. In a glass jar, combine the sugar, oil, tomato pasta sauce, vinegar, salt, paprika and pepper. Shake well to mix. Pour dressing over salad, toss to coat evenly. Chill for two hours.

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    The appearance, texture and taste of this salad are pure SUMMER! I love that because of the ingredients, you don't have to worry so much about it sitting outside on the buffet table on a hot day. Easy, yummy and unique!  -  12 Jun 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    I just made this salad--the dressing is wonderful! I am not a fan of Italian dressing, so this will be a go-to dressing for me. I also heated the dressing, as suggested by others. I added tomatoes and cucumbers because I had them in the refrigerator. I also added some mozzarella as someone else also suggested. What a wonderful make-ahead salad for all year around. I will use it again.  -  30 Oct 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    15

    Although it is not my favorite take on cold noodle salad - this is a good recipe. The dressing resembles French Dressing. I added cubed turkey and shredded cheddar cheese so that I could make a complete meal for our Sunday supper. If your a fan of French Dressing - you might enjoy this unqiue salad. Glad we tried it!  -  23 Jun 2008  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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