Salads

Easy Cold Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces uncooked rotini pasta
  • 2cucumbers, chopped
  • ½onion, finely chopped
  • 10cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ¾ cup pitted black olives, sliced
  • 1 cup Italian-style salad dressing
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the rotini, and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and cool by running cold water over the pasta in a colander set in the sink.

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  • Step 2

    Combine cooked and cooled pasta with the cucumbers, onion, tomatoes, and olives in a large bowl. Pour the Italian dressing over the salad and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours before serving.

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