Summer Salad

Summer is here and Fourth of July is just around the corner, that means time for backyard cookouts with delicious foods and good friends.  This little salad is light and tasty and welcome at any summer gathering.  A perfect salad to bring for our Fiesta Friday Party over at Angie’s, The Novice Gardener.  Come on over, it is party time!  🙂

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Summer Salad

Makes 10 servings

Ingredients

1 box pasta

1 cup finely chopped or shredded carrot

1 package(s) (10-ounce) frozen baby peas , thawed

1/2 cup salad onion

1/2 cup chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper

freshly ground black pepper to taste

Dressing

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup sugar

Directions

Stir to dissolve sugar.  Combine with pasta mixture to coat; cover and refrigerate overnight.  Give an occasional stir to join all flavors and stir before serving.

Variations:  Add shredded cheese and bacon or ham  

Happy Fiesta Friday!!
       

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40 comments

  1. We love pasta salad or potato salad in this house! I don’t know why I never thought of adding more veggies into ours, always making plain ones, but now that I’ve seen how refreshing yours look, I’m going to incorporate more veggies into mine. Thanks, Arlene! 🙂

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  2. Welcome to Fiesta Friday Arl!! Ok, first things first… I’ll be blaming you for the extra weight gain this summer… it’s people like you who make these absolutely delicious summer salads…that make me eat more than what I really should be! Summer is the time that I gain all of my weight…because I love the salads! This one is so beautiful…I’m so happy you brought it to our table today! Thanks so much for sharing..I know that I’m not going to be the only one who is craving it after they read your post! Wonderful post! ❤

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    • Thank you so much!! LOL, I know what you mean, I love all the summer salads as well. I think my real weakness is all the wonderful fruit pies and cobblers. Love your Strawberry Pie. Thanks so much for stopping by and for co-hosting this wonderful party! Happy FF and wishing you a great weekend!!

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