Pasta Salad My Way

Gia Peterkin Trower


My husband gets tired and bored with eating salad, so I came up with this dish and he loves it very much. It's a great dish to have in the summer or any time of year. I make this often and there are no left overs, so hope you enjoy it as much as he does!


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30 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 box
    rotini (regular or whole wheat pasta)
  • 1 large
  • 1 large
  • 1 can(s)
    black olives (drained)
  • 1 jar(s)
    green olives (drained)
  • 1 medium
    red onion
  • 1
    carrot, shredded
  • 1/4 c
    cubed mozarella or balls
  • 1/4 c
    pine nuts
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 bottle
    good seasonings salad packet mix (follow directions)
  • 1 c
    garlic and herb croutons
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    drizzle of olive oil

How to Make Pasta Salad My Way


  1. Cook Rotini, drain and let cool.
  2. Cut your cucumber in half, then lengthwise and slice cubes. Dice the tomato. Slice red onion in very thin circles. Drain the olives and mozarella, if using fresh.
  3. Add all ingredients to the pasta. Season with salt, pepper, parsley and mix well.
    Add your Good Seasonings dressing, mayo, olive oil and last the croutons.
    Best refrigerated for a few hours before serving.

    You can add sauteed shrimp to this dish also.

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About Pasta Salad My Way

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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