Pasta Salad I


Yummy vegetable pasta salad featuring fresh vegetables and a light dressing. This salad is great served with bar-b-q chicken or burgers and garlic toast. If I'm serving this salad to seniors, I usually par-boil the vegetables in the microwave for 3-4 minutes, just until tender.

6 servings


  • 3 cups fusilli pasta

  • ¾ cup broccoli florets

  • ¾ cup cauliflower florets

  • ½ cup red onion, sliced

  • ½ cup thinly sliced carrots

  • ½ cup red bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ½ cup chopped mushrooms

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • ¾ cup light mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup distilled white vinegar

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse pasta under cold water.

  2. Place pasta in a large serving bowl add the all the vegetables and toss to combine.

  3. Combine the mayonnaise, vinegar and sugar together, whisk until smooth. Pour over salad and mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

472 Calories
2g Fat
97g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 472
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 97g 35%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 43mg 216%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 462mg 10%

* 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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