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Rainbow Pasta Salad Recipe

Rainbow Pasta Salad Recipe

This refreshing, colorful salad is my mother's recipe. It features an uncommon but tempting mixture of vegetables. Mother always cooks with wonderful flair, and everything she makes is delicious as well as lovely on the table. -Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:12-14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) tricolor spiral pasta
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 jar (6-1/2 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and halved
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add remaining ingredients and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Yield: 12-14 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 230 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 402 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.