Perfect for parties, picnics, and potlucks, this chilled mostaccioli salad has a tasty cucumber-onion dressing.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne and food coloring to the boiling water and cook, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Rinse and drain pasta.

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  • Combine cucumber, onion, vinegar, sugar, parsley, garlic salt, salt, pepper, MSG, and mustard in a blender; blend until smooth.

  • Place pasta in a large bowl. Add oil and toss to coat, then toss with cucumber-onion dressing. Refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.

  • Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

286 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 45.2g; fat 10g; sodium 396.5mg. Full Nutrition
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