Light and Yummy Pasta Salad

Nixie Sanderson

By
@ngoff

Add the dressing as desired o the pasta. Use as much or little as you want.

If you want to double this recipe, use two packages of pasta and use as much extra vegetables as suites your taste. I find that a double recipe usually doesn't need two bottles of dressing.

I've made this for BBQs, potluck lunches, family gatherings and sports banquets, and I've never had leftovers.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
App. 10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
rotini pasta
1
yellow bell pepper
1
cucumber
1
small jar black olives
1
onion (optional)
1 bottle
light italian dressing
1 pkg
small cherry tomatoes

Step-By-Step

1Boil pasta approximately 10 minutes
2As pasta is boiling, chop cucumber, bell pepper and onion
3Once pasta is tender, drain and rinse with cool water
4In a large pasta bowl, combine all produce and pasta
5Slowly add Italian dressing to pasta, tossing pasta as you add the dressing
6If making pasta the night before, reserve approximately one quarter of the dressing and add it to the pasta just before serving
7This should be stored in a covered container in the the refrigerator

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