Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Lemon Mayo Pasta Salad

Lemon Mayo Pasta Salad
This potluck and picnic favorite offers a starring role to the easily homemade Lemon Mayo, and you’ll have a little extra mayo to enjoy on wraps and sandwiches.
Lemon Mayo (makes 1 cup)
1 egg yolk
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
½ lemon, juiced using the Zest ’N Press™ Gadget
¼ tsp. coarse kosher salt
¾ cup canola oil
Pasta Salad
12 oz./350 g bow tie pasta  2 green onions, quartered
2 celery stalks, quartered
¾ cup baby carrots
½ green bell pepper, seeded and quartered
½ cup Lemon Mayo
½ tsp. coarse kosher salt
¼ tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
1 cup cooked chicken, cubed (optional)
To prepare Lemon Mayo, place egg yolk, mustard, lemon juice and salt in to base of Power Chef™ System fitted with paddle whisk attachment. over and pull cord several times to blend.
Place funnel in recess and slowly add oil while pulling cord until all oil is fully incorporated and mayo is thick. Set aside.
To prepare pasta salad, place pasta in Microwave Pasta Maker and fill with water to max fill line. Microwave on high power
14 minutes or until al dente.
While pasta is cooking, place green onions, celery, carrots and bell pepper into base of Power Chef™ System fitted with blade attachment. Cover and pull cord 6–7 times to roughly chop. Transfer to medium bowl.
When pasta has finished cooking, remove from microwave, drain and rinse with cold water until cool.
Add pasta to vegetables along with Lemon Mayo, salt, pepper and chicken (if desired). Mix thoroughly using the Saucy Silicone Spatula. Chill before serving.
Nutritional Information (per serving, with chicken included):
Calories: 320 Total Fat: 13g Saturated Fat: 1.5g Cholesterol: 35mg Carbohydrate: 34g Sugar: 3g Fiber: 2g Protein: 15g Sodium: 200mg Vitamin A: 35% Vitamin C: 15% Calcium: 2% Iron: 10%

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