Cold Pasta Salad Recipe Easy is a combination of pasta and vegetables with a creamy Homemade Dressing.
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make it a main dish for a luncheon or any light meal.
Cook pasta according to package instructions until it is as tender as you prefer.
Drain. Rinse in cold water and let cool completely before assembling your salad.
Cut your vegetables except the tomatoes. Reserve a few of the tomatoes to garnish the top.
To assemble your salad, place cold pasta in a salad bowl and pour your chilled dressing over it and toss lightly.
Add your vegetables and toss
all together, gently. (This technique helps prevents your tender pasta
Serve immediately or chill all together before serving.
Mix all together and place in refrigerator until pasta is done and vegetables are prepared.
*If you are limiting your salt intake, you may reduce the salt by 50% or omit it.The reason for so much salt is because most of the salt cooked with the pasta will wash away when you drain your cooked pasta and rinse it.
This is an excellent salad to pack and take to work.
I like to pack this it at home in Twist and Seal Containers to have a quick, simple lunch whenever I want it or when guests drop by and I don't feel like cooking in this heat.