Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Zesty Pasta Salad



This zesty pasta salad is full of flavor and always popular at cookouts. I know cookout season is winding down but Labor Day just around the corner!
Zesty Pasta Salad
Ingredients:
1 cup Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, quartered
3/4 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1/2 cup White Onion, chopped
1/2 cup Cucumber, chopped
1/2 cup Green Pepper, chopped
1/3 cup Pepperocinis, chopped
1/4 teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper
3/4 cup Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing
3 cups Cooked Rotini Pasta (about 2 cups when uncooked)

In a large bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Pour dressing over top and toss to coat. Add pasta and stir until combined. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Serve cold.

Makes: About 5 cups

2 comments:

Karie @ The HoB said...

Looks yummy! Might just need to try it this weekend.

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

YUM! This looks delicious!