Italian pasta salad

August 27, 2008

1/2 cup Miracle Whip salad dressing, to taste
1/3 cup grated, Parmesan cheese, to taste
1/4 cup chopped parsley
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup salami or ham strips
1 cup chopped or julienned carrots
1 cup chopped or julienned zucchini
3 ounces spaghetti, broken into thirds and cooked
1/4 cup sliced, pitted, ripe, green olives

In a large bowl, mix the 1/2 cup of salad dressing, 1/3 cup of cheese, parsley and milk. Add the meat strips, carrots, zucchini, spaghetti and olives. Toss lightly and refrigerate. If desired, add additional salad dressing just before serving. If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese.

Serves 4 to 6.

Courtesy of Pam O'Connor, who lives east of Hagerstown

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