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Easy Italian Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This salad is easy to make and everyone loves it!"
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Ingredients

55 m servings 189 cals
Original recipe yields 15 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes; drain. Rinse pasta in cold water until cool; drain.
  2. Toss drained pasta, tomatoes, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, cucumber, black olives, and celery together in a large bowl.
  3. Pour Italian-style dressing over the pasta mixture; toss to coat.
  4. Chill salad 20 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 189 calories; 7.4 g fat; 27.6 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 456 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this for a family barbeque. Because we don't like green bell peppers, I used one large bell pepper in exchange. I also added some shredded sharp cheddar cheese. The italian dressing I use...

Very, very basic pasta salad but cool and refreshing. Easy to make, loaded with veggies, and great for a summer evening!

I didn't have green, so I used a red and yellow bell pepper. I'm not a fan of the celery in this. I like the cucumber though. I added some green peas. I used Bruschetta Italian Vinaigrette by Wi...

Excellent pasta salad

I absolutely love this recipe. I omitted the green bell pepper, used Kalamata olives instead of regular, and added a carton of peppercorn feta. It makes plenty to share.

It was a great dinner. Everybody loved it. I just made some changes to it. I left out the celery and putted alittle bit of lemon pepper, and garlic powder. it was delicious and we will gladly ma...