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Garden Shell Pasta Salad

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Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup uncooked small pasta shells
3/4 cup fresh broccoli florets
1 small carrot, thinly sliced
1/3 cup cubed American cheese
1/4 cup chopped cucumber
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup sunflower kernels
1 hard-cooked egg, peeled and chopped
**I added green peas

1/2 cup mayonnaise OR Miracle Whip Salad Dressing
1/4 cup prepared Ranch salad dressing
3 TB milk
2 TB red wine vinegar
1 TB dried minced onion
1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. dried parsley flakes
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon prepared mustard


Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.

In a large bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli, carrot, cheese, cucumber, celery, sunflower kernels and egg.

In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients.

Pour over salad and toss to coat.

Serve immediately.

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