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Light Spaghetti Salad

Rated as 4.84 out of 5 Stars

"I had this at a family reunion. Several years later I was wanting this and played around until I came up with this recipe. I am always asked to bring it to potlucks at work."
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1 h 35 m servings 268
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. Place spaghetti into a large salad bowl and toss with red onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, tomato, Italian salad dressing, salad dressing mix, and salt. Chill before serving; salad is better the longer it chills.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 268 calories; 1 56.2 7.2 0 814 Full nutrition

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This is one of our favorite summer salads. This really works well with whatever pasta you have on hand. I like to make my own italian salad dressing mix and I do not add the additional salt. Som...

This is great addition to your summer recipes. Although my version would not be consider a "light" version. I add fresh mozzeralla, spicey olives, cubed pepporini and just before serving freshly...

This is our favorite summer pasta salad, we add sliced black or green olives which ever we have at the time & canned plain or marinated artichoke hearts drained, we do like the spiral noodles as...

This was a nice, simple pasta salad, and we really enjoyed it! I don't ever have fat free dressing on hand, so I used regular. I only had about 8oz. of spaghetti, so I adjusted accordingly, stil...

Per my own tastes, I usually use 1 package of spaghetti, 1/2-1 12 oz bottle of the dressing, Salad Supreme seasoning instead of the dry packet (approx 1/4 cup) and green onions instead of red. ...

Yes I made some changed. I made this recipe for church pasta meal. I put in onions, black olives, bacon bits, cucumbers, raspberry vinaigrette. I used the rest of the ingredients but omitte...

I made this for my family. They loved it, it was awesome. I added just a touch more sugar. It was perfect. Would highly recommend this recipe. So refreshing.

I made this recipe to go along side a grilled steak ...delicious!!!! I added more tomatoes and cucumber, even better the next day.

I substitute and use angel hair instead of spaghetti