OLD-FASHIONED PASTA SALAD

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Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Additional Time: 13 hrs 20 mins | Total Time: 13 hrs 55 mins | Yield: 6 Servings

Old but gold! This Pasta Salad has always been a part of my family since I was a little kid. I remember my Grandma used to make this all the time! Luckily, she taught me the recipe. Now, I get to share it with you as well! As perfect as this recipe already is, feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. I am sure that you can do a lot to make this recipe even better! I have listed all the ingredients and directions so you just have to follow them step by step and you are good to go! Have a wonderful day, friends, and I hope you are all well today. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 lb tri-coloured spiral pasta

6 tbsp salad seasoning mix

1 (16 oz) bottle Italian-style salad dressing

2 c cherry tomatoes, diced

1 green bell pepper, chopped

1 red bell pepper, diced

½ yellow bell pepper, chopped

1 (2.25 oz) can black olives, chopped

Directions:

Place a large pot with salted water on the stove and turn the heat to high. Allow the water to boil.

Add the pasta and cook for a few minutes until firm to bite or al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

In a mixing bowl, add the Italian dressing and salad spice mix. Whisk until well mixed.

In another mixing bowl, add the pasta, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and olives. Stir until well mixed.

Pour the dressing on top of the salad and toss until well combined.

Place it inside the fridge to chill overnight.

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 400.1 | Protein: 7.9g 16% | Carbohydrates: 39g 13% | Dietary Fiber: 3.6g 14% | Sugars: 8.3g | Fat: 24.8g 38% | Saturated Fat: 4.4g 22% | Cholesterol: 2.7mg 1% | Vitamin A Iu: 1426.2IU 29% | Niacin Equivalents: 0.9mg 7% | Vitamin B6: 0.2mg 13% | Vitamin C: 79.3mg 132% | Folate: 22.6mcg 6% | Calcium: 54.4mg 5% | Iron: 2.6mg 14% | Magnesium: 14.3mg 5% | Potassium: 297.7mg 8% | Sodium: 1904.2mg 76% | Calories From Fat: 222.8

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