Pasta Salad My Way

Gia Peterkin Trower

By
@peterkig

My husband gets tired and bored with eating salad, so I came up with this dish and he loves it very much. It's a great dish to have in the summer or any time of year. I make this often and there are no left overs, so hope you enjoy it as much as he does!


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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 box
rotini (regular or whole wheat pasta)
1 large
cucumber
1 large
tomato
1 can(s)
black olives (drained)
1 jar(s)
green olives (drained)
1 medium
red onion
1
carrot, shredded
1/4 c
cubed mozarella or balls
1/4 c
pine nuts
1/2 tsp
dried parsley
1 Tbsp
mayonnaise
1 bottle
good seasonings salad packet mix (follow directions)
1 c
garlic and herb croutons
salt and pepper to taste
drizzle of olive oil

Step-By-Step

1Cook Rotini, drain and let cool.

2Cut your cucumber in half, then lengthwise and slice cubes. Dice the tomato. Slice red onion in very thin circles. Drain the olives and mozarella, if using fresh.

3Add all ingredients to the pasta. Season with salt, pepper, parsley and mix well.
Add your Good Seasonings dressing, mayo, olive oil and last the croutons.
Best refrigerated for a few hours before serving.

You can add sauteed shrimp to this dish also.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American