MARINATED BEEF AND PASTA SALAD

MARINATED BEEF AND PASTA SALAD

1 pound Mostaccioli, Ziti, or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh chopped oregano
1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
10 large mushrooms, sliced
2 cups leftover flank steak
OR
2 cups roast beef, julienned
2 cups snow peas, chopped in half
1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, julienned
1 yellow bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, julienned
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

  2. In a large bowl, mix vegetable oil, lemon juice, vinegar, parsley, oregano, thyme, mustard, mushrooms, and beef. Add snow peas and peppers and mix thoroughly.

  3. Add pasta and mix again. Serve immediately or refrigerate for one hour and serve cold.

Serves 10-12