Garden Pasta Salad


A zesty garden pasta salad with lots of crunchy vegetables tossed in Italian dressing.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 40 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package tri-color rotini pasta

  • 2 large tomatoes, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • ½ cup thinly sliced carrots

  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ½ cup cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • 1 ½ (16 ounce) bottles Italian-style salad dressing, or to taste

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook pasta at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Rinse under cold water, and drain.

  2. Mix tomatoes, celery, carrots, bell pepper, cucumber, and onion together in a large bowl. Add cooled pasta, salad dressing, and Parmesan; mix until well combined. Cover and chill for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

385 Calories
21g Fat
43g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 385
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 1174mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 12mg 59%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 276mg 6%

* 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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