AMERICAN ITALIAN PASTA SALAD

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Ingredients

1 (16 ounce) package fusilli pasta
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons milk
1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
1 cup frozen petite peas, thawed
2 (2 ounce) cans sliced black olives
1 cup cubed Genoa salami
3/4 cup chopped green onions
3/4 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1.In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water, and drain.
2.In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, milk and Italian dressing mix. Whisk together until smooth, set aside.
3.In a large salad bowl combine cooked and cooled pasta, peas, olives, salami, green onions, celery and parsley. Mix in dressing last, reserving 1/2 cup. Let sit overnight in fridge. Stir before serving. Add extra dressing if pasta appears dry.

Original recipe makes 20 servings

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