1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts, drained
1/4 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
1/4 cup minced fresh basil
1/4 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped, optional
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Add broccoli and cauliflower; cook for 2-3 minutes. Drain and immediately place vegetables in ice water; drain and pat dry. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water.
In a large salad bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli mixture, red pepper, cherry tomatoes, olives, artichokes, sunflower kernels, basil and sun-dried tomatoes if desired.
In a small bowl, whisk the vinaigrette ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving.