"This is a different and healthy pasta salad. Use whole-grain or low-carb pasta if you like and substitute veggies to suit your taste. Wear plastic gloves while chopping hot pepper and be sure you don't touch your eyes or nose." — janet7th
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1 (8 ounce) package
diced sweet onion
green bell pepper, seeded and minced
fresh hot chile pepper, seeded and minced
tomatoes, seeded and chopped
cucumber, seeded and chopped
red wine vinegar
ground black pepper to taste
I had just reviewed this when it was an unpublished recipe. I also submitted a photo! Great salad! I used a red tomato and a brown (Mexican) one. Next time, I might add some herbs, but this recipe is good the way it is written.
Great pasta salad, I used a yellow bell and cherry tomatoes, and added some black olives. This salad was a hit with my family and my youngest son who usually doesn't like pasta salad fought me over the leftovers, which were even better. Thanks Janet, love the tomato sauce addition in the dressing.
Very good. I liked the addition of tomato sauce to the dressing.
A pasta salad that just keeps better and better with time. I made this using fresh veggies from our garden with the exception of the purple onion. The dressing is a wonderful blend of ingredients. We liked the salad the first day, but thought the taste just improved with time. A real plus factor with this salad is that it keeps very well in the fridge for 4-5 days without it getting mushy. Janet, thanks for sharing this recipe. My DH and I enjoyed it for our lunches last week.
Made this for a family party and except for leaving out the onion because I didn't have one I followed the recipe exactly. This is the best tasting pasta salad I have ever made, mine usually come out dry. Thanks for sharing and this will be a summertime recipe in my house from now on.
Definately a repeat. Great way to use cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers from the garden. I used a yellow bell pepper and tri-color rotini for even more color.
This is a keeper,the dressing is spot on and like the others say the tomato sauce is pulls the flavors together for a great fresh tasting salad.I like a little meat in this one so I cooked up some chicken brats sliced them up and it made a nice addition to the salad with out a lot of calories.This one is going in the recipe box.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Veggie Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 66
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