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Easy Italian Pasta Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Easy Italian Pasta Salad

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"This salad is easy to make and everyone loves it!"

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain. Rinse pasta in cold water until cool; drain.
  2. Toss drained pasta, tomatoes, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, cucumber, black olives, and celery together in a large bowl.
  3. Pour Italian-style dressing over the pasta mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Chill salad 20 minutes before serving.
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May 20, 2012

I made this for a family barbeque. Because we don't like green bell peppers, I used one large bell pepper in exchange. I also added some shredded sharp cheddar cheese. The italian dressing I used was Newman's Family Recipe Italian Dressing. Very simple. I liked that this used ingredients that I had on hand and it literally took 15 minutes to throw together. Everyone seemed to like it--my aunt took all the leftovers home.

 
Jul 02, 2012

Very, very basic pasta salad but cool and refreshing. Easy to make, loaded with veggies, and great for a summer evening!

 
Apr 03, 2014

I didn't have green, so I used a red and yellow bell pepper. I'm not a fan of the celery in this. I like the cucumber though. I added some green peas. I used Bruschetta Italian Vinaigrette by Wishbone. For leftovers I wanted to make this a meal, so I added pepperoni, chunked cheese, onions and carrots, then spruced it up with more dressing and we had dinner.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 456 mg
  • 18%

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

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