Pasta salad. Use colorful corkscrew pasta to make a festive cold salad packed full of fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, cucumbers, broccoli and mushrooms. Toss with your favorite Italian-style salad dressing and chill to let the flavors blossom before serving. The veggies match the colors in the tri-colored pasta.
Pasta salad is the perfect party food. Choose from among these popular renditions for your next picnic or potluck. For your next potluck or picnic, make a delicious and easy pasta salad. You can have Pasta salad using 7 ingredients and 1 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Pasta salad
- You need of pasta tri-color, cooked and drained.
- It’s of sliced olives, drained.
- It’s of button or sliced mushrioms, drained.
- You need of green bell pepper, chopped.
- You need of red bell pepper, chopped.
- You need of onion, chopped.
- Prepare of Italian dressing.
With so many varieties—Italian pasta salad, chicken pasta salad, and other party-ready recipes—there's no need to rely on the same recipe every time. Switch it up with our pasta salads featuring fresh veggies and flavorful herbs. The ultimate in light, convenience cooking, pasta salad is the ideal take-along for workplace lunches and weekend picnics. Remember that the pasta will plump as it cooks, and you want pasta salad to have a generous combination of pasta and vegetables in each bite.
Pasta salad instructions
- Cooked and drained pasta. Chopped and add to pasta. Add olives and mushrooms. Refrigerate couple hours to combine flavor.
This pleasing pasta salad is like eating a BLT in a bowl. Filled with crispy bacon, chopped tomato, celery and green onion, the sensational salad is coated with a tangy mayonnaise and vinegar dressing. It's a real crowd-pleaser! —Norene Wright, Manilla, Indiana The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for the dish came from a recipe I found in a church cookbook when I was a young writer responsible for a newspaper's food section. Pasta salad with the dressing on it can be stored for later with no problems.