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Festive Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This colorful pasta salad is loaded with crunchy fresh vegetables and cubed Cheddar cheese."
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27 m servings 821 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool quickly; drain well.
  2. In large bowl, stir together salad dressing, mayonnaise, pepper and salt. Stir in cooled pasta and remaining ingredients; toss lightly until pasta and vegetables are evenly coated. Cover; refrigerate.


  • Tip: For a healthier option, try fat-free dressing

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 821 calories; 54.1 g fat; 68.5 g carbohydrates; 19.9 g protein; 49 mg cholesterol; 1327 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The dressing is really good. I chose to use broccoli rather then cauliflower and I added red and green onion.

This recipe was easy and tasty. I added peperoncini, zucchini and broccoli. You can add pretty much anything you have on hand that you like.

I made significant changes due to me not liking some of the ingredients and wanting to use what I had in my fridge. While I was cooking my whole grain pasta, I sauteed 1 medium chopped sweet on...

Our family really enjoyed this. Changed a few of the veggie ingredients just because thats what I had.

I made this for my sons birthday party and tripled the recipe. I should have made even more!! The only thing I did differently was used cheese curds instead of cubes, because they are a little s...

pretty good recipe!! I practically doubled all the fresh veggie amounts (I used 5-6 celery stalks, 2 large carrots shred, black olives (1 small can), 1 yellow bell pepper, 2 romas tomatoes, i c...