Perfect Pasta Salad

Geri Faas


This is a quick and easy recipe that is delicious. It's always a request for cookouts and office parties. Enjoy!

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30 Min
10 Min
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1 small
cucumber seeded and diced
1/2 medium
red onion diced
3 small
roma tomatoes seeded and diced
8 oz
cheddar cheese cubed
2/3 can(s)
chopped black olives
1 box
garden rotini
1 bottle
kraft zesty italian dressing
1 pkg
pepperoni chopped or mini


1Prepare Garden Rotini according to box directions.

2Seed and dice tomato and cucumber.

3Dice onion and cut cheese into small cubes.

Step 4 Direction Photo

4Add all ingredients into large mixing bowl. Add dressing, start with 1/2 the bottle. Add more if needed. Covery and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, better overnight. Note - the,dressing will be absorbed by the noodles. I always save about a 1/4 of the bottle of dressing and add it to the salad before serving.

About this Recipe

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