My Summer Pasta Salad

1
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

When the weather is too hot to cook, I like to put together this cool and delicious pasta salad.

It goes great with everything~ hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, etc.

If you put cooked chicken in the salad, you will have a complete meal.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
a crowd
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1 medium
cucumber
1 medium
yellow squash
1 medium
zucchini
1
red bell pepper
1
green bell pepper
4 c
fresh broccoli florets
3 c
fresh cauliflower florets
1 small
red onion, finely chopped
2 pkg
italian salad dressing mix (good seasons)
1
16 oz box bow tie pasta (or your favorite pasta)
1/4 c
olive oil
1/4 c
red wine vinegar
3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper

How to Make My Summer Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash the first 5 ingredients. Chop and transfer to a large bowl. Add the remaining vegetables. Sprinkle with dry salad dressing mix; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours. (can be refrigerated overnight, if you want to prepare veggies ahead of time).
  • 2Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water, drain again. Add to vegetable mixture. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients. Add to the salad; toss to coat. Serve and enjoy.

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About My Summer Pasta Salad

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




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