MamaJo's Friend Cheryl's Ziti Salad 

MamaJo’s Version of Cheryl’s Ziti Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1lb  ziti pasta, cooked, drained and rinsed in cold water
  • 1 red pepper, cut in app 1 in x 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1 bag fresh spinach
  • 8 ounces mozzarella, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 4 ounces sliced provolone cheese, julienned
  • 1 3.5 oz bag of Real Bacon Recipe Pieces

Instructions:

In a VERY large bowl or stock pot, toss all the above ingredients together.  Plate, then top with chicken breast chunks and the following vinaigrette.


 

MamaJo’s Version of Cheryl’s Vinaigrette Dressing

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 4 TBS cider vinegar
  • 4 TBS lemon juice (I use lemon juice from concentrate, but fresh is better)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3/4 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • a generous splash of red pepper sauce (Tobasco or Louisiana Hot Sauce works)
  • 1/3 c freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions:

Whisk above ingredients, or put in a dressing carafe and shake until well blended. Serve with Ziti salad. (Make a little ahead of time and chill for best results.)

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