Broccoli-Cheese Pasta Salad

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8 oz. Rigatoni, uncooked
4. C. fresh Broccoli, flowerets
4 oz. Mozzarella cheese, cubed
1/3 C. chopped Fresh Parsley
2 Tbsp. chopped Fresh Basil
Mustard Vinaigrette
Lettuce Leaves
Cherry tomato halves for Garnish

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water, and drain. Cook broccoli in a small amount of boiling water 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly tender; drain. Rinse with cold water, and rain. Combine pasta, broccoli, mozzarella cheese, and herbs in a large bowl, toss with Mustard Vinaigrette, and serve on a lettuce-lined platter.
Mustard Vinaigrette
1/2 C. Vegetable Oil
1/3 C. Lemon Juice
2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
3 cloves Garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper

Combine all ingredients in a jar, cover tightly, and shake vigorously. Cover and chill.


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