Michael Wood's Famous Pasta Salad

Jody Wood


Easy Quick and tasty Pasta Salad. This was my husband Michael's family recipe.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 box
    rotelle pasta noodles
  • 1 box
    rotelle or rotini tri colored noodles
  • 3/4 bottle
    newmans own light italian dressing
  • 3/4 bottle
    girardis creamy caesar dressing
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced mushrooms
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced black olives
  • 1 jar(s)
    small jar of pimentos
  • 2 bag(s)
    steam fresh broccoli flowerettes

How to Make Michael Wood's Famous Pasta Salad


  1. Cook noodles according to directions on the box. Strain. Add noodles to a big Tupperware bowl. Add Olives, Pimentos, Mushrooms. Take broccoli and with kitchen scissors cut off Broccoli flowerettes discard stems. Add broccoli flowerettes to noodle mixture. Add 3/4 of each bottle of the salad dressings. Stir and refrigerate. Stir after a few hours.
  2. Serve and Enjoy!

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About Michael Wood's Famous Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #salads

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