Confetti Pasta Salad

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Brandi Kirkpatrick

By
@IdGirl25

Adapted an Allrecipes.com recipe and it tastes great! Will be amazing in the summer time!
The "cook time" is for pasta and chilling time.
Also, I seed the tomatoes to keep the salad from getting all soggy.
We tried it before the pickles and it was very bland (but not bad if that is what you are wanting). We are a flavor kick family so in the pickles went!

Rating:

★★★★☆ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    3 cups colored rotini pasta
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    1 cup light mayonaise
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    1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
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    1 teaspoon salt
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    1/4 teaspoon pepper
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    1 teaspoon minced garlic
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    1-1/4 teaspoon dried basil
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    1 cup tomatoes, seeded and chopped
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    1 whole yellow/orange sweet pepper
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    1/2 cup sliced black olives
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    3-4 green onions, sliced
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    3-4 medium dill pickles, chopped

How to Make Confetti Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. (Make sure it is al dente.) Rinse in cold water, and drain.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, salt, black pepper, garlic, and basil until well blended.
  3. Add pasta, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, green onions, and pickles; fold gently until well mixed.
    Chill several hours. Stir gently before serving.

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About Confetti Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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