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Primo Pasta Salad

 Primo Pasta Salad
Teresa McGhee of Luttrell, Tennessee shares this delightful pasta salad tossed with a blend of Italian and ranch dressings. "I was making a simple pasta salad and decided to try something a little different," Teresa notes. "It tasted so good that I've been making it this way for a couple of years now."
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 3/4 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/4 cup each finely chopped onion, celery, green pepper and sweet red pepper
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olives
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing


  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold
  • water. In a bowl, combine the pasta, onion, celery, peppers, egg,
  • olives, garlic powder, basil, salt and pepper. Add dressings and
  • toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 271 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 390 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.