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Mardi Gras Pasta Salad

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ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   8

recipe id: 94191

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2 tablespoons butter
1 cup whole kernel corn, preferably fresh
1 pound pasta of your choice, cooked according to package directions and drained
1 cup finely chopped purple cabbage
5 scallions (spring onions), green and white parts, chopped
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Heat the butter in a small skillet over moderate heat and saute the corn until tender, 2 to 3 minutes.

Combine the corn, cooked pasta, and remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl and toss to thoroughly combine.

Serve chilled or at room temperature.

cook's notes

This festive salad contains all the colors of Mardi Gras (green, gold and purple)

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