Recipe by MEEHSKABOB
"This is a quick and tasty pasta salad that all of my friends beg me to make whenever there is a party! It is always a crowd pleaser!"
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uncooked tri-color spiral pasta
diced processed American cheese
1 large head
broccoli, cut into florets
1 (16 ounce) bottle
Italian-style salad dressing
There wasn't enough in this recipe so I ended up adding a lot of extras like olives, mushrooms, mozzarella and cheddar cheese rather than american, cucumber and onions. The spiral tri-color pasta works the best though. It gives extra color and it traps the sauce well. I also make my own dressing.
I really modified this one for a cook-out out at our camp today. Rave reviews. pasta, parmesan cheese, diced danish ham, broccoli, red onion, black olives, italian seasonings, cukes, and Wishbone Robusto salad dressing. Folks LOVED it...
Great base recipe. I made this for a BBQ. I didn't have broccoli though. I added black olives, salad seasoning, diced cheddar cheese, and dressing.
The base of this salad is great but I also add black olives, chunks of feta(instead of american cheese, thin small slices of onion and bell pepper, pepperoni and a T or so(depending on taste) of salad seasoning. You can also use low fat or non-fat dressing to make it more healthier.
This is so kitchen friendly, you can add anything and everything to this. I have added chunks of salami, cheeses of all kinds including chunks of bleu cheese, feta, provolone... This is the most versatile and easy recipe!
This was a great recipe. I just felt it need just a little bit more. I added cucumbers, olives and tomatoes.
QUICK! EASY! DELICIOUS! Need I say more? :)
This is a good base recipe to get started with. I made a couple substitutions, though. First I used sharp cheddar (white and orange) instead of american cheese. I also added pepperoni and black olives in along with the broccoli. I found that a house Italian dressing gives it a little more flavor than classic Italian. I used two bottles; one for it to soak into over night and the second to flavor it up before serving (note you do not need to use the entire second bottle).
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tri-Color Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1/15 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 15
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 142
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