Pasta Salad Recipe

Easy Pasta Salad With Italian Dressing And Cucumbers

This pasta salad with italian dressing and cucumbers recipe was suggested to me by my best friend. For the last 2 years I have been making this recipe and enjoying it with my family. This recipe is perfect for barbecues. Moreover, pasta salad is perfect for a picnic. It is flavorful and hence, is made with fresh vegetables.

Pasta Salad With Italian Dressing And Cucumbers Recipe Ingredients

There are few convenient ingredients that you will be needing to make this pasta salad with italian dressing and cucumbers recipe. This top-rated recipe starts with spiral pasta. Use a store-bought Italian dressing, or you can make it at home. Salad seasoning is needed for savory flavor. In vegetables you will be needing cherry tomatoes,cucumbers, bell peppers, and a can of black olives.

pasta salad with italian dressing and cucumbers

How to Make Homemade Pasta Salad

Here is a brief overview of what you can expect when you are making this top-rated pasta salad with italian dressing and cucumbers. Firstly, cook and drain the pasta. Next, whisk the dressing with seasoning mix. At last, combine pasta with the vegetable sand then toss in the seasoned dressing.

What Goes with Pasta Salad

This pasta salad recipe is my picnic favorite. Few of the crowd-pleasing recipes to serve with this recipe are classic macaroni salad, German potato salad, and summer fruit salad.

pasta salad with italian dressing and cucumbers

Can You Make Pasta Salad Ahead of Time? 

Pasta salad is a great make-ahead dish. It is better to make it two days before. Since some recipe flavors need to be meld in the refrigerator.

Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta Salad Recipe

This pasta salad is very delicious. It is a very quick and easy recipe. Interestingly, it is made with convenient ingredients and colorful vegetables. Your kids will love this recipe as it is a healthy food.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 400 kcal


  • 1 pound tri-colored spiral pasta
  • 1 bottle Italian-style salad dressing
  • 6 tablespoons salad seasoning mix
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • ½ yellow bell pepper
  • 1 can black olives
  • 2 cups Cucumbers


  • Firstly, arrange all the ingredients.
  • Secondly, boil lightly salted water. In boiled water, cook pasta and stir occasionally for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Moreover, whisk Italian dressing and salad spice mix together. In a bowl combine pasta, tomatoes,cucumbers, bell pepper, and olives.
  • After that, pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
  • Lastly, refrigerate salad for 8 hours.
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How Long Is Pasta Salad Good for In the Fridge?

You can store this pasta salad recipe in an airtight container. Keep it in the refrigerator for five days. It will not affect the flavor of your pasta salad. You can also check more Salads Recipes.

Can You Freeze Pasta Salad With Italian Dressing

If you have leftovers, you can freeze pasta salad for three months in the refrigerator. However, the texture of cooked pasta may change during freezing.

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