Italian Pasta Salad

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This is an extremely easy salad recipe, great for in-a-rush weekday dinners. It is also really good! I like to use tri-colour rotini for this, because it adds colour, but you can use any kind of pasta. And add any kind of vegetables too instead of the suggestions here – whatever you have in the fridge. If you have leftover chicken or ham, chop and add that too, then you’ve got a whole meal.

Italian Pasta Salad

Joan Donogh
Very easy and quick salad to put together. Vary the ingredients as desired.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 3 cups rotini pasta
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red onion sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli cut into small flowerets
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced


  • Cook the pasta and drain.
  • Combine the pasta with all the remaining ingredients. Mix together. Chill.



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