Recipe by TXLADY3K
"I had this at a family reunion. Several years later I was wanting this and played around until I came up with this recipe. I am always asked to bring it to potlucks at work."
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2 (12 ounce) packages
red onion, finely chopped
red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 (16 ounce) bottle
fat-free Italian salad dressing
1 (.7 ounce) package
dry Italian salad dressing mix (such as Good Seasons®)
This is one of our favorite summer salads. This really works well with whatever pasta you have on hand. I like to make my own italian salad dressing mix and I do not add the additional salt. Sometimes, I'll cube up some cheese (any I have on hand, really) or throw in a quarter cup of shredded parmesan, just for flavor.
This is great addition to your summer recipes. Although my version would not be consider a "light" version. I add fresh mozzeralla, spicey olives, cubed pepporini and just before serving freshly grated romano cheese. Has always been a hit at my barbeque parties!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This is our favorite summer pasta salad, we add sliced black or green olives which ever we have at the time & canned plain or marinated artichoke hearts drained, we do like the spiral noodles as they hold onto the dressing. A great recipe!
This was a nice, simple pasta salad, and we really enjoyed it! I don't ever have fat free dressing on hand, so I used regular. I only had about 8oz. of spaghetti, so I adjusted accordingly, still using one whole packet of the dry Italian dressing mix (I did omit the extra salt). At the very end, I mixed in a bit of grated Romano cheese, and that added a nice touch. I really liked that this only used a few staples that I always have on hand...I will be making this again! Thanks for sharing. :)
This is one of my favorite summer salads. It's great because there is no mayo or egg so no refrigeration issues for an outside/picnic issue. I use 2 T of McCormick's Salad Supreme seasoning instead of the envelope of dry Italian dressing. It's a bit pricy, but it tastes wonderful and adds a wonderful color.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Light Spaghetti Salad
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 9
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