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Fettuccine Sun Salad

Fettuccine Sun SaladEveryone loves pasta! So here's a delicious change-of-pace use for economical, protein-rich hard-boiled eggs the whole family will enjoy.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
4 sun-dried tomatoes*
2 large garlic cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons basil leaves, crushed
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
8 ounces spinach fettucine, cooked and drained
4 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
1 medium zucchini, halved and sliced
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
6 hard-boiled eggs, wedged

Cooking Directions:

  1. Put first seven ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into large bowl. Add fettucine, tomatoes, zucchini, and cheese. Toss until evenly coated with dressing. Add eggs and toss gently. Cover and chill to blend flavors.

Makes 4 servings.

*Reconstitute dried tomatoes as indicated on package or drain tomatoes packed in oil.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the American Egg Board.