Pasta salad is a very quick and easy way to add a colorful side to your lunch or dinner. Its so filling it could be considered a meal by itself.

 

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Ingredients:

1 (12 oz) package tri-color rotini

2/3 cup red bell pepper, chopped

1/2 cup red onion, chopped

1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in halves

1 cup mushrooms, sliced

1 cup black olives, sliced

2 2/3 cup Italian dressing

 

Instructions: 

1. Cook the pasta according to the package making sure to salt the water well. Once the pasta is cooked, pour it into a colander and rinse the pasta with cold water to stop it from cooking any anymore. After all the water is strained, place the pasta into a large bowl.

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2. Chop the bell pepper and red onion, then slice the tomatoes, and mushrooms.

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3. Add the vegetables to the pasta and mix just to combine

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4. Pour the Italian dressing over the pasta and stir well. It might seem like a lot of dressing at first, but the pasta will absorb a lot of it.

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5. serve chilled.

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Pasta Salad
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 (12 oz) package tri-color rotini
  • ⅔ cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in halves
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup black olives, sliced
  • 2⅔ cup Italian dressing
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package making sure to salt the water well. Once the pasta is cooked, pour it into a colander and rinse the pasta with cold water to stop it from cooking any anymore. After all the water is strained, place the pasta into a large bowl.
  2. Chop the bell pepper and red onion, then slice the tomatoes, and mushrooms.
  3. Add the vegetables to the pasta and mix just to combine
  4. Pour the Italian dressing over the pasta and stir well. It might seem like a lot of dressing at first, but the pasta will absorb a lot of it.
  5. serve chilled.