Pasta Salad

1
Katie Smith

By
@MissKatie

Made this for Mother's Day BBQ, everyone loved it!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    fusilli (spiral) tri-color pasta
  • 1 pkg
    frozen bell pepper strips
  • 1 pkg
    frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 can(s)
    black olives
  • 2 medium
    roma tomatoes, diced and lightly seeded
  • 1 large
    zuccini, diced
  • 1 small
    red onion, diced
  • 1 bottle
    zesty itallian dressing i like kraft zesty itallian
  • ·
    black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    itallian seaoning blend, i like mccormick perfect pinch

How to Make Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook Pasta according to direction on package. Put the frozen broccoli in the collander before you drain the pasta and pour hot pasta and water over brocolli.
  2. While pasta is cooking, dice onion, tomatoes and zuccini.
  3. Combine everrything but the dressing in large bowl. The frozen peppers will cool the hot pasta down some and the heat from the pasta will defrost the peppers.
    Add dressing to taste. Will be between 3/4 and full bottle of dressing usually.
  4. Refrigerate at least an hour before serving, I stirred occassionally to ensure it was cooling throughout. Stir well before serving and enjoy!

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About Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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