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The Best Pasta Salad Recipe

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In this blog, we’ve discussed how to make a best pasta salad recipe in complete detail. Keep reading if you’re really feeling enthusiastic to excite your or your guest’s taste buds.

You can make cool pasta salads in just a fling and enjoy the dish on potlucks or picnic parties. The recipe tastes awesome and is extremely easy to make. Moreover, it can be prepared in just 15 mins. It can also be stored for the whole week and can be served to kids as an evening snack or on days when you are not willing to cook.

Pasta salads are go-getter every time you crave something tasty and don’t have much time to cook some delectable cuisine.

The Best Pasta Salad Recipe Step-by-Step Guide

Ingredients Required for Pasta

  • 1-pound pasta, preferably Rotini.
  • ½ cup Parmesan (you can also use cheese of your choice).
  • ¼ cup Baby Carrots.
  • 1/3 cup Broccoli
  • 1/3 cup Red Onions.
  • 1 cup Olive.
  • 1 cup Yellow Bell Pepper.
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes.
  • 1 cup thinly sliced zucchini.
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions.
  • 1 cup mozzarella balls.

Make an Exquisite Stuffing

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar, white wine vinegar or champagne vinegar.
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt.
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano and Basil.
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons juice from pepperoncini jar.
  • 1/2 cup olive oil.
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Best Pasta salad is usually made with good solid textured pasta. Rotini is most preferable. Yummy and tasty pasta is ready to eat and best if served chilled. This is the best dish for potlucks or a picnic party or if you have leftover cheese and vegetables in your fridge and want to turn it into something exciting.

The dressing used can be made easily with the things available in your kitchen. It can be prepared quickly, and can easily be customized as per your taste. The toppings used can easily be changed according to your wish. You can try using feta instead of mozzarella and dried tomatoes instead of olives.

How to Make The Best Pasta Salad?

  • Boil Pasta in a pot (for about 5 to 10 minutes) and keep checking it to know when it’s done.
  • Drain the pasta and rinse it under cold water to cool it completely.
  • Make sure not to add the dressing to warm pasta as it would pasta soggy and sticky.
  • Pasta should be kept in semi-rough texture for sauce-soakage.
  • Keep pasta aside and chop the veggies.
  • Dice them in the same size and avoid cutting different vegetables in different shapes.
  • Drain water and mix parmesan, veggies and pasta in a large bowl. Pour dressing over it and toss the ingredients to evenly coat.
  • Consider using tangy Italian dressing. It can be prepared at home as well in a blender or food processor.

Your Pasta Salad recipe is ready to be served. Could it get any easier? The recipe is very tasty and tastes best when served chilled. So, store it in the refrigerator, and serve it cold. You can also keep the bowl in the refrigerator for half an hour after mixing the ingredients.

You can also add your favorite ingredients to the salad if you don’t like some of the veggies used in the recipe. The dish is perfect for a get-together or last-minute lunch plans. This pasta salad recipe is loved by people of all age groups, therefore, consider trying it once. We’re sure that you will feel like making this salad again and again and will fall in love with it. Taste the salad before serving and add more dressing if needed.

Feeling excited, right? Try making this mouth-watering dish and quench the desire of your taste buds to taste something awesome. You can try other recipes also and Let us know your thoughts in the comment section!

pasta salad recipe

The Best Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta salads are go-getter every time you crave something tasty and don’t have much time to cook some delectable cuisine.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 383 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound pasta, preferably Rotini
  • 1/2 cup parmesan (you can also use cheese of your choice)
  • 1/4 cup baby carrots
  • 1/3 cup broccoli
  • 1 cup olive
  • 1 cup yellow bell paper
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup thinly sliced zucchini
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 cup mozzarella balls

Make an Exquisite Stuffing

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar, white wine vinegar or champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano and Basil
  • 2-3 tbsp juice from pepperoncini jar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Boil Pasta in a pot (for about 5 to 10 minutes) and keep checking it to know when it’s done
  • Drain the pasta and rinse it under cold water to cool it completely
  • Make sure not to add the dressing to warm pasta as it would pasta soggy and sticky
  • Pasta should be kept in semi-rough texture for sauce-soakage
  • Keep pasta aside and chop the veggies
  • Dice them in the same size and avoid cutting different vegetables in different shapes
  • Drain water and mix parmesan, veggies and pasta in a large bowl
  • Pour dressing over it and toss the ingredients to evenly coat
  • Consider using tangy Italian dressing
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Vishal
Vishal
4 months ago
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Wonderful recipe and post

Daniel
Daniel
4 months ago
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Loved your content and recipe. Please share more new recipes.

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