Florentine Pasta Salad

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Easy pasta salad. Linguine, spinach, and mushroom salad with a sun-dried tomato-pesto dressing, garnished with pine nuts.

  • Contributed by Jenn B aka Mom2Sam and Tiny at World Recipes Y-Group
  • 4 Servings
  • 40 minutes 25 minutes Prep


Sun-dried tomatoe-pesto dressing

Pasta salad


  1. Place sun dried tomatoes in glass bowl with ⅓ cup water, and microwave uncovered on high for 2 minutes.
  2. Set aside until they have absorbed the water and cooled (20 minutes).
  3. Cooke pasta according to package directions for al dente pasta (8 – 10minutes); drain.
  4. Rinse with cold water, and drain again.
  5. In a skillet or wok, over high heat, sauté mushrooms.
  6. Blend garlic, onions, cooled tomatoes, and pesto sauce.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine pesto mixture and lemon juice.
  8. Add pasta; toss to coat.
  9. Add spinach and mushrooms; mix well.
  10. Sprinkle with nuts; serve immediately.