Anything Goes Pasta Salad

Melanie B


Just Leave Out Whatever You Don't Care For

I tried this with whole wheat pasta and found the noodles were too chewy. Very disappointing.

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 or more
30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1 lb
pasta of choice
1/4 to 1/2 c
any or all : chopped pickles, drained artichoke hearts, celery, grated carrot, broccoli florets, grated cheese, black &/or green olives chopped, red or green peppers, chopped scallions, mushrooms or any other veggie you like.
1 bottle
italian salad dressing
1/2 c
grated cheddar cheese

How to Make Anything Goes Pasta Salad


  • 1Cook and cool pasta. It is very important to have cold pasta noodles before you proceed. I prefer tri colored rotini because it looks pretty.
  • 2Into a large bowl: add all the chopped veggies you desire, cheese, pasta and salad dressing. Put the lid on and shake. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving. Shake before serving.
  • 3Add pepperoni, tuna or chopped ham if desired.

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About Anything Goes Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Salads, Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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