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Friday, June 15, 2012

Recipe Friday

Recipe Friday

Today we are headed up to Paris Landing so that Jon and my Dad can fish tomorrow in a fishing tournament. We are all hoping to have a great weekend together as a family and it will be so great to see my parents.

Broccoli, Grape, and Pasta Salad



Ingredients
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 (16-oz.) package farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli 
  • 1 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups seedless red grapes, halved 
  • 8 cooked bacon slices, crumbled

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
  2. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, cut broccoli florets from stems, and separate florets into small pieces using tip of a paring knife. Peel away tough outer layer of stems, and finely chop stems.
  4. Whisk together mayonnaise and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; add broccoli, hot cooked pasta, and grapes, and stir to coat. Cover and chill 3 hours. Stir bacon and pecans into salad just before serving.
The Recipe is from here.

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