Ultimate Pasta Salad

Ultimate Pasta Salad Recipe

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Cat Jarrett


This is a quick and easy meal that you can make a lot of, it stores well, and is great for hot summer lunches or dinners.


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15 Min
10 Min


  • 1 box
    garden rotini pasta (you can use as many as you like)
  • 1 bottle
    italian dressing
  • 1 pkg
    philadelphia cream cheese garlic cooking creme
  • 1 pkg
    broccoli slaw
  • 1 can(s)
    black olives
  • 1 can(s)
    water chestnuts
  • 1 jar(s)
    sliced green olives

How to Make Ultimate Pasta Salad


  1. Prepare Garden Rotini Pasta according to package directions. Prepare a large mixing bowl with a fitting lid.
  2. Drain and cool pasta. Pour the Italian Dressing into a small saucepan and heat. Add the Philadelphia Cream Cheese Garlic Cooking Creme. Stir until mixed (there will be oil rising to the top, that's fine). Remove from heat.
  3. In the large mixing bowl, pour in the pasta, the dressing/creme mixture, and the rest of the ingredients. (The green olives are very strong, so probably best not to use the entire jar!) Mix ingredients thoroughly.
  4. Enjoy! Can be refrigerated for up to one week.
  5. NOTES: Additions and substitutions are easy. Often we'll add shrimp or chicken, leftovers of any sort, parmasan cheese, croutons...the list goes on!

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About Ultimate Pasta Salad

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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