Pasta Salad, fast and easy

Pasta Salad, Fast And Easy

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Amy Alusa


Developed fast out of necessity. It's pretty good, and family loves it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
10 Min


  • 16 oz
    rotini (or another) pasta
  • 1 c
    Hellman's or Best Foods mayonaise (all the other brands I've tasted ruin it)
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    beau monde seasoning
  • 3/4 c
    frozen peas & carrots (optional)
  • 3/4 c
    mild cheddar cheese (grated)
  • 1/4 c
    little green onions, thinly sliced

How to Make Pasta Salad, fast and easy


  1. Cook pasta in boiling water until you can cut a piece with a fork (al dente) don't overcook. Drain, and refrigerate.
  2. Mix in your stand mixer, the cream cheese, mayonaise, beau monde, and sugar.
  3. Stir together the mayo mixture and the pasta. Add frozen vegetables (uncooked), little green onions and cheese. Refrigerate until serving.

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Course/Dish: Pasta Salads

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