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HAM PASTA SALAD (Eileen's)

1 can (20 oz.) Dole chunk pineapple, drained reserving 1/2 c. juice
1 pkg. (8 oz.) medium sized seashell pasta
2 oranges peeled and chunked
1 red pepper, Julienned
1 1/2 c. cubed ham
1 c. shredded or Julienned carrots
1 c. peas, drained
1 c. cashews

Cook pasta per package directions (cook a little less for al dente) and drain. Combine salad ingredients and toss well.

DRESSING:

reserved pineapple juice
1/2 c. orange juice
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 T. dried basil
1/2 t. pepper
1 T. grated orange peel
1 T. sugar
dash nutmeg

Stir together and toss into salad. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.


Ham Pasta Salad recipe is published in our August, 2003 Menu Minder.