Light and Yummy Pasta Salad

1
Nixie Sanderson

By
@ngoff

Add the dressing as desired o the pasta. Use as much or little as you want.

If you want to double this recipe, use two packages of pasta and use as much extra vegetables as suites your taste. I find that a double recipe usually doesn't need two bottles of dressing.

I've made this for BBQs, potluck lunches, family gatherings and sports banquets, and I've never had leftovers.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
App. 10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 pkg
rotini pasta
1
yellow bell pepper
1
cucumber
1
small jar black olives
1
onion (optional)
1 bottle
light italian dressing
1 pkg
small cherry tomatoes

How to Make Light and Yummy Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil pasta approximately 10 minutes
  • 2As pasta is boiling, chop cucumber, bell pepper and onion
  • 3Once pasta is tender, drain and rinse with cool water
  • 4In a large pasta bowl, combine all produce and pasta
  • 5Slowly add Italian dressing to pasta, tossing pasta as you add the dressing
  • 6If making pasta the night before, reserve approximately one quarter of the dressing and add it to the pasta just before serving
  • 7This should be stored in a covered container in the the refrigerator

Printable Recipe Card

About Light and Yummy Pasta Salad





Show 1 Comment & Review

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With A Stellar Cookout Recipe

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With a Stellar Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Wow... did summer fly by or what? In my mind, Memorial Day was last weekend. Summer's unofficially coming to an end, but I'm not going to let the weekend go...

27 Easy Camping Recipes

27 Easy Camping Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Getting ready for a weekend camping trip? Here are 27 easy, no-hassle, camping-friendly recipes that everyone will love!

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.