Italian Pasta Salad


This wonderful dish combines all your favorite vegetables in one dish that can be adapted to your own tastes. If preparing a day ahead, refrigerate, then stir in 1/2 cup additional Italian dressing before serving. Also terrific with Ranch, Caesar, Red Wine Vinaigrette, Parmesan, and most other dressings!

6 servings


  • 8 ounces rotini pasta

  • 2 ½ cups frozen mixed vegetables

  • ½ cup diced Cheddar cheese

  • cup pitted black olives (Optional)

  • 1 cup Italian-style salad dressing


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and rinse with cold water until completely cool.

  2. In large bowl, combine pasta, vegetables, cheese, and olives. Toss well with dressing. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

338 Calories
16g Fat
41g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 338
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 809mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 243mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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