Bow Tie Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
1 (16 ounce) package bow tie pasta
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups broccoli florets
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup diced cucumber
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 green onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable oil
4 teaspoons poppy seeds
Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse with cold water and drain.
Place in a large bowl; add cheese, broccoli, carrots, cucumber, tomatoes and onions.
In a blender, combine vinegar, sugar, garlic, onion, mustard and salt; gradually add oil, blending until smooth.
Add poppy seeds.
Pour over pasta mixture and toss.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Yield: 16-18 servings
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