Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tasty Tuesday: Easy Pasta Salad

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Easy Italian Pasta Salad

Rotini Pasta - 1 box
Italian Salad Dressing - 1/2 cup
Tomato - 2 small
Cucumber - 1 medium
Red Bell Pepper - 1 large
Purple Onion - 1/4 large
Sliced Black Olives - 1 small can

1. Cook, rinse and drain 1 box of pasta.
(I like to use rotini pasta)

2. Toss with 1/2 cup of your favorite Italian salad dressing.

3. Chop and strain 2 small tomatoes. Add to pasta.

4. Chop 1 cucumber into mini bite size pieces. Add to pasta.

5. De-seed and chop 1 red bell pepper. Add to pasta.

6. Chop 1/4 of a large purple onion. Add to pasta.

7. Add 1 small can of drained sliced black olives to the pasta. Salt and pepper to taste. Toss everything togetehr. Chill covered for 6 hours. Serves six.


  1. Great directions! And it looks sooooooo yummy! Thank you!

  2. Hi! Just discovered your blog from the BlogHer site - great pasta salad recipe! I did easy crescent rolls for my Tasty Tuesday recipe this week - sounds like together we make a great lunch!

  3. Anonymous9:28 AM

    I make the same salad without the peppers but add carrots. Just as yummy.


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