Summer Salad

“From the fruit of their mouth a person’s stomach is filled;  with the harvest of their lips they are satisfied” (Proverbs 18:20) (NIV)


What you’ll need:

Bow Tie Pasta, Broccoli, and Grape

1 cup chopped pecans

1 12 oz. pkg. bow-tie pasta

1 lb fresh broccoli

1 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup sugar

1/3 cup diced red onion

1/3 cup red wine vinegar

1 tsp. salt

2 cups seedless red grapes, halved

Optional, crumpled bacon slices

Prepare pasta per package instructions.

Meanwhile, cut broccoli florets from stems, and chop into small pieces.

Whisk together mayonnaise, onion, sugar, vinegar, and salt

Add cooked pasta, pecans, and grapes. Stir until blended.

Cover and chill three hours.

Serve as a side salad, or eat as a complete meal.



©.2012 Phoebe Leggett

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About Phoebe Leggett

Phoebe Leggett is an author, poet, and free-lance writer whose articles, stories, and poetry have enhanced the lives of many. In 2007 she received two awards for her work at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference in Ridgecrest, North Carolina. Her articles, stories, and poetry have been published in adult and children’s Christian literature as well as online. Her books are available on under her name.
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