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Cookin’ with Nino: Mardi Gras Muffaletta Crawfish Pasta Salad

Mardi Gras Muffaletta Crawfish Pasta Salad


  • 1 lb. Shell Macaroni, cooked
  • 1- 12 oz. jar Rouses Olive Salad (half drained)
  • 1 LB. Louisiana crawfish tails cooked
  • ½ pound Provolone Cheese Sliced into strips
  • ½ cup shredded Parmiggiano Reggiano Cheese
  • ½ cup Italian Dressing
  • 4 Tbs. of Olive Oil Mayo
  • ¼ cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian Herbs
  • 1 small Red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Head of Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, sliced into strips


Stir together Dressing, Mayo, Red Wine Vinegar, and Italian Herbs in a large glass bowl.

Add pasta, onion and olive salad.  Stir well.  Add crawfish, cheese, stirring after each ingredient.  Refrigerate overnight.  Line serving bowl or platter with lettuce and spoon pasta over it.  Garnish with Red Bell Pepper.  Sprinkle more dressing on top and serve.


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