Simple Pasta Salad


An easy pasta salad with Italian dressing, simple yet very yummy. Almost any type of pasta may be used. Best if left to sit overnight.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked rotini pasta

  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing

  • 2 cucumbers, chopped

  • 6 tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

  • 4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 12 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

  2. Toss cooked pasta with Italian dressing, cucumbers, tomatoes, and green onions in a large bowl. Mix Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning in a small bowl, and gently mix into the salad.

  3. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

289 Calories
14g Fat
35g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 289
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 764mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 153mg 12%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 324mg 7%

* 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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