Easy Colorful Summer Pasta Salad

Mary Lee


Always a big hit and is very quick and easy to prepare.

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
10 Min


1/2 - 2/3rd pound rotini pasta ( tri colored optional) cook and drained
1 fresh tomoto diced
1/3 cup vidalia sweet onion diced
1/4 cup celery diced
1/2 cup green, red , and yellow sweet pepper diced
1/3 cup black or green olives sliced
2/3 cup mild cheddar cheese crumbled or cubed ( or cheese of your choice)
1/2 - 2/3 cup salad dressing ( recommended hidden vally ranch , reg or light ... wish bone italian, reg or light)
salt / pepper to taste
1/2 cup lightly crushed seasoned croutons
*optional hard boiled egg slices w / sprig of parsley in center)

How to Make Easy Colorful Summer Pasta Salad


  • 1In large mixing bowl add pasta , salt/pepper, vegetables, and chesse. Gently toss ... add salad dressing .. mixed thoroughly. Chill for 2- 3 hours. Just before serving mix again , garnish with croutons. (or hard boiled egg slices if you choose)

    * Optional .. you can place slices of hard boiled egg on top of salad in the center with a spring of parsely. If you choose to do this, mix salad one last time before garnishing.

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About Easy Colorful Summer Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads