Italian Pasta Salad I Recipe -
Italian Pasta Salad I Recipe
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Italian Pasta Salad I

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"This is an excellent and refreshing pasta salad with a little zing to it. It will also store for up to a week in the refrigerator."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, Italian salad dressing, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and red onion. Mix well and serve chilled or at room temperature.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 18, 2006

This is one of those recipes which allow for as much or as little liberties as you like! I personally love to jazz this Italian pasta salad up with half moon slices of pepperoni, cubed mozzarella and smoked cheddar cheeses, black olives, small pepperoncini peppers, and little grape tomatoes! It could be a meal in itself!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 11, 2003

It was OK. Nothing special and I probably wouldn't make it again.

Jul 21, 2003

I really liked this and so did our company. The second time I made it, however, I added a 1/2 cup of Cilantro and some cubed mozzerlla cheese. WOW!!

Jul 21, 2005

Excellent pasta salad. Has the perfect amount of zing. I have tried 2 other pasta salad recipes from this site that took alot more prep work & were nowhere near as tasty as this quick & easy recipe. I omitted the green bell pepper because I thought the red one was sufficient. Otherwise I followed recipe to a tee. Thanks for sharing Jeanette.

Mar 16, 2004

The caesaritalian dressing mix is what MAKES this salad! I add orange and yellow bell peppers(along with the red and green), and sliced black olives for some real color. Salami chunks are also a tasty addition! Everyone always likes it! Thanks!!!

Jun 23, 2005

This pasta salad is great. Everyone I've made it for has loved it. Use the amount of dressing called for.

Nov 29, 2005

Tried this for a potluck at work, co-workers loved it and got lots of requests for the recipe. It's so easy to do, I've made this several times and I've added black olives and changed up the pasta, comes out great every time!

Jul 13, 2005

This is just the pasta salad I was looking for! I left out the peppers simply because I don't care for them and it was still wonderful! Try adding some shredded parmesan in addition to the grated cheese. Yum! Thanks for this simple and great tasting recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 14.6 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 728 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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