Italian Pasta Salad I

Italian Pasta Salad I


"This is an excellent and refreshing pasta salad with a little zing to it. It will also store for up to a week in the refrigerator."


30 m servings 291 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.6 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 728 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, Italian salad dressing, Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and red onion. Mix well and serve chilled or at room temperature.
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  1. 247 Ratings


This is one of those recipes which allow for as much or as little liberties as you like! I personally love to jazz this Italian pasta salad up with half moon slices of pepperoni, cubed mozzarel...

I really liked this and so did our company. The second time I made it, however, I added a 1/2 cup of Cilantro and some cubed mozzerlla cheese. WOW!!

Excellent pasta salad. Has the perfect amount of zing. I have tried 2 other pasta salad recipes from this site that took alot more prep work & were nowhere near as tasty as this quick & easy r...

The caesaritalian dressing mix is what MAKES this salad! I add orange and yellow bell peppers(along with the red and green), and sliced black olives for some real color. Salami chunks are also ...

This pasta salad is great. Everyone I've made it for has loved it. Use the amount of dressing called for.

Tried this for a potluck at work, co-workers loved it and got lots of requests for the recipe. It's so easy to do, I've made this several times and I've added black olives and changed up the pa...

This is just the pasta salad I was looking for! I left out the peppers simply because I don't care for them and it was still wonderful! Try adding some shredded parmesan in addition to the gra...

I love this recipe. We have a big family, and I am always cooking for a crowd. This goes together in a snap, and because the key ingredients (of grated cheese and both dressings) are all equal...

One of the best pasta salads i ever had :) LOVE IT!!