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Pasta salad recipes - what do you make apart from Tuna/Sweetcorn?

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meltedmarsbars Fri 19-Jun-09 15:59:19

I'm in a rut for suggestions that will be easy for packed lunches, what do you make?

NellyNoKnicks Fri 19-Jun-09 16:04:41

Pasta with pesto and grated parmesan is nice mixed in with salad leaves

I do a sort of greek salad-inspired version with crumbled feta, olives, cucumber and tomato in it.

Lizzylou Fri 19-Jun-09 16:09:50

Feta, Basil leaves, and halved cherry tomatoes (I also add some crushed garlic). Tastes better the next day.

BodenGroupie Fri 19-Jun-09 16:14:54

curry powder mixed with mayo, add chopped peppers, olives and sweetcorn. Could add chicken too, I suppose, but DD eats it by the bucket load as it is.

lemonpuff Sat 20-Jun-09 06:55:01

Pasta, chopped chiken,diced granny smith apple, fennel seeds and mayo. Yummy!!

chicken and red pepper.

meltedmarsbars Sat 20-Jun-09 22:04:24

The curry powder one is very coronation chicken, isn't it!

I will have to try some of the above - thank you!

BodenGroupie Sun 21-Jun-09 11:40:55

blush wasn't around for the coronation, but DH was!

I find I still use recipes from the eighties when I first got into cooking - starter made with curry powder, mayo, prawns and apple served on a poppadum!!!

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