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Balsamic Pasta Salad

makes about 4 cups Combine first 6 ingredients in a jar, cover tightly, and shake vigorously. In boiling water, cook broccoli, carrots, and cauliflower for 30 seconds. Drain and pour cold water over veggies. Combine veggies, cooked pasta, basil and cheese in a large bowl. Add vinegar mixture and toss gently. Chill until ready to serve. Do not drain the liquid from the beans, and pour into a large casserole. Meanwhile, cook bacon, onion, and ground beef in a pot until the meat is browned and onion is tender. Drain off excess fat. Add to this the brown sugar, white sugar, dry mustard and molasses. Mix well. Pour this meat mixture into the casserole with the beans and mix well to distribute seasonings. Bake at 350 deg. for 2 hours.

Posted by Karen on March 23, 1999

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