Anyway, after finding, and faithfully using, Andean Dream pasta for years, I started having a hard time finding it locally. Then I couldn't find it anywhere. And so for another year or so, I did without pasta salad. Then, several weeks ago, my husband spotted the Andean Dream macaroni pasta on the bottom shelf at the Whole Foods in Buckhead. I was so excited that I bought four boxes, leaving one on the shelf. Maybe this brand is back at the WF near us, but at last check it wasn't. And this pasta is definitely good enough to swing by WF, when in town, to stock up!
This pasta is vegan, corn free and Kosher, and made with non-GMO ingredients
Below is my favorite cold pasta recipe...please make it your own - and enjoy!
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Cooked gluten-free pasta (that is EDIBLE when cold)
crumbled feta cheese
minced roasted red peppers
sliced kalamata olives
Coat cooked, drained pasta with olive oil (to taste)
Toss in all other ingredients (change them up to suit your personal taste!)
sprinkle with sea salt (to taste)
Cover and refrigerate for two hours or more (to let flavors percolate)
Remove from fridge and uncover about an hour prior to serving (it's very good straight out of fridge, but I like it less chilly)
**To make this pasta into a meal, add cooked chicken or shrimp, or even canned tuna fish. Just don't set it out for an hour with any meat in it.