Rainbow Pasta Salad

Rainbow Pasta Salad

"This refreshing, colorful salad is my mother's recipe. It features an uncommon but tempting mixture of vegetables. Mother always cooks with wonderful flair, and everything she makes is delicious as well as lovely on the table. -Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida"
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15 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add remaining ingredients and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

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I had been looking for a recipe like this and am pleased. I followed the recipe except I parboiled the carrots and broccoli. I added them with the boiling pasta for the last 3-5 minutes of coo...

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Not a flavor my family of 4 enjoyed. Sorry :(

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I had been looking for a recipe like this and am pleased. I followed the recipe except I parboiled the carrots and broccoli. I added them with the boiling pasta for the last 3-5 minutes of coo...

I served this during a playgroup and it received rave reviews. I also boiled the broccoli and carrots for a few minutes which is a great tip. I added pepperoni to give it a litte bite and used a...

This is a tasty recipe but I add cubes of cheddar or monterey jack cheese, black olives and salami or pepperoni to mine. Yummy!

This is so good! You can def add or delete ingredients to make it your own. I added cubed cheese and a can of sliced black olives. I used a bottle of light zesty italian, salt and pepper and ...

I decided to make this more Greek style, due to the artichokes. I omitted the corn and added olives and used a Greek dressing instead of the Italian. Also, if I would have known I would have add...

I really enjoyed this recipe, though I had to make a few changes. I didn't have corn or artichokes, so I left those out, and I added some Parmesan cheese. I also used less dressing, I just eyeba...

Made this for a wedding reception, and it was a huge hit.

This was very very good. I added cheese and olives and did as others suggested by adding the carrots and broccoli to the last 3 minutes of pasta cooking. Marinated salad overnight and then ser...

Good basic pasta salad recipe. Great tip to parboil carrots and broccoli. I added feta cheese and black olives to mine.

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