With summer upon us, also comes backyard BBQs and gatherings. Having food allergies, I used to feel awkward, not knowing what to bring. People used to say,”Oh it’s gluten free?” or “Umm, no thanks”. I used to feel uncomfortable when I would bring some of my dishes.

Not anymore! You can bring a great pasta salad and people will beg you for the recipe! You can make it simpler by using a bottled dressing. Personally, I think these recipes taste far better!    Also, using Catelli gluten free pasta, no one will even realize that the pasta is gluten free! Catelli’s gluten free macaroni tastes just like regular pasta.

Ginger Sesame Pasta Salad

Ginger Sesame Pasta Salad

Vinaigrette Pasta Salad

Vinaigrette Pasta Salad

Here is the bonus!!! Thanks to Catelli Pasta, one lucky person will receive a year’s worth of Catelli’s Gluten Free Macaroni! (Giveaway is now over)

You can also get a $1 Off Coupon Here

What’s Your Favourite Way To Eat Pasta!!!

 Pasta Salad Two Ways and Catelli Giveaway (Gluten Free)

2 c. dry Catelli gluten free macaroni

1/2-2/3 c. Vinaigrette Dressing or Ginger Sesame Dressing

1/2 c. chopped red onion

3 c. various chopped vegetables

sea salt and pepper to taste

Add dry macaroni to 6 cups of boiling water. Add 1/2 tsp. sea salt to water.

Cook macaroni for 3 1/2 -4 minutes. Drain (never rinse), then mix 1/3 of the dressing into warm macaroni. Mixing some of the dressing into the warm pasta helps the pasta absorb the flavour.

Let cool and mix vegetables and dressing into salad. Add a little more dressing if desired. Salt and pepper to taste. If using Ginger Sesame Dressing, top with 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds for an added touch.

Catelli Gluten Free Macaroni low res

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12 comments on “Pasta Salad Two Ways (Gluten Free)”

  1. Love my grandmas macaroni stew! ( macaroni, sauteed onions and bell peppers, stewed tomatoes and cooked ground beef. i add some roasted garlic to make it my own)

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