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Rainbow Rotini Salad

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"This is a standard for potlucks, and it makes a nice big salad that tastes great!"
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30 m servings 327
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Bring 4 quarts of water to a rapid boil (2 teaspoons of salt can be added, optional). Add rotini. Return water to rapid boil and cook uncovered, stirring frequently, for about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain. Rinse in cold water.
  2. Combine cooked pasta with tomatoes, green bell pepper, onion, cucumber, broccoli, mushrooms, olives and Italian salad dressing. Cover and chill. Toss salad before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 327 calories; 11.2 50.2 9.1 0 623 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Amazing Recipe! I have made this for years. The only thing I do different is add 1/2 cup FRESHLY grated parmesan cheese! Very yummy!

Most helpful critical review

I'm giving this less stars simply because I didnt enjoy the vegetable choices.

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Amazing Recipe! I have made this for years. The only thing I do different is add 1/2 cup FRESHLY grated parmesan cheese! Very yummy!

Delicious, and it makes an excellent presentation. I added crumbled feta cheese and cut back on the amount of dressing.

I too have been making this recipe for years with the salad supreme it just isn't the same with out that. I also add sliced pepperoni and cubed mozzerella and fat free dressing, cuts down on th...

This recipe was really delicious. So much so that I am making it a staple of my diet. I wish I would have taken the suggestions of others though to use the salad sensations or whatnot. I felt ...

This is a wonderfull basic pasta salad recipe! Use the veggies that you and your family like. The same goes for the salad dressing, try a sundried tomato, or greek style one. For a bit more s...

Excellent. I used some apple cider vinegar and olive oil. Will make this again when I have guests.

I loved this pasta salad! It was crunchy (which I love), and flavorful, and easy to make. I added pepperoni also.

I make this often, it's a family favorite. The only thing I do differently is no mushrooms and add cut up mozzarella.

Easily adaptable to your preferences. I use cherry tomatoes since I don't like raw tomatoes very much. I also omit the cucumbers, but use both red and green peppers. I also top with a healthy sp...