Pasta Salad, fast and easy

Pasta Salad, Fast And Easy Recipe

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Amy Alusa


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
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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


  • 1Cook pasta in boiling water until you can cut a piece with a fork (al dente) don't overcook. Drain, and refrigerate.
  • 2Mix in your stand mixer, the cream cheese, mayonaise, beau monde, and sugar.
  • 3Stir 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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