Print Options

Back to Marinated Cucumber Pasta Salad >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Marinated Cucumber Pasta Salad

 Marinated Cucumber Pasta Salad
The sweet-and-sour dressing in this recipe is a nice change of pace from more traditional varieties. My nursing supervisor shared the recipe with me...and I'm glad she did!—Sue Dorrance, West Bend, Wisconsin
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + marinating

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) mostaccioli
  • 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • MARINADE:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Cook mostaccioli according to package directions; drain and rinse in
  • cold water. In a large bowl, combine the mostaccioli, cucumber and
  • onions.
  • In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the marinade ingredients;
  • shake well. Pour over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and
  • refrigerate overnight, stirring occasionally. Serve with a slotted
  • spoon. Yield: 16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 188 calories,

2 of 2

Marinated Cucumber Pasta Salad (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 166 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable.