CraftLady Posted June 07, 2004 06:38 AM
CAESAR PASTA SALAD


3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
2 hard cooked eggs
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/4 cup red or green bell pepper, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh parsley, snipped
1-8 oz. bottle fat-free creamy
Caesar salad dressing
1 head romaine lettuce, shredded
1 small tomato

Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain & rinse with cold water. Place in large serving bowl; set aside. Slice eggs, chop onion & pepper, grate cheese, and snip parsley. Add all to the pasta in bowl. Pour dressing over all; mix well. Toss with shredded lettuce, and garnish with tomato slices.

Variation: Add 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken to salad, if desired.
Yield: 6 servings.