Simple & Easy Pasta Salad

Sarah McCormick


This pasta salad is light and flavorful, perfect for the heat of summer and nice enough for any cookout, potluck event, or family dinner night. Even the kids will love it! Mine tested it, and its definitely family approved! Pairs great with barbecue chicken, or a nice steak.

★★★★★ 1 vote
12-20 people, depending
15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


1 box
rotini pasta
16 oz. bottle
italian dressing (will only use half of bottle)
2 medium
cucumber, chopped
1 medium
onion, chopped
4 medium
vine ripened tomatoes, chopped
2 Tbsp
italian seasoning
4 oz
parmesan cheese, grated

How to Make Simple & Easy Pasta Salad


  • 1Boil pasta in lightly salted water for approximately 12 minutes, or until al dente. Drain and rinse.
  • 2Add all chioped vegetables and 1/2 the bottle of dressing to the bowl, and toss the pasta in. Add the parmesan cheese and italian seasoning, and give it a few good tosses and stirs.
  • 3Refrigerate until chilled and ready to serve!

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About Simple & Easy Pasta Salad

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