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Summertime Pasta Salad

 Summertime Pasta Salad
Nothing says summer quite like a cool pasta salad with loads of vegetables! Best of all, this recipe calls for frozen vegetables, so it's perfect when you don't have time to slice and dice fresh produce.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2/3 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 small tomatoes, diced

Directions

  • In a large kettle, cook pasta according to package directions. Place
  • frozen vegetables in strainer. Pour cooked pasta and water over
  • vegetables to thaw; rinse and drain well. In a small bowl or jar
  • with tight-fitting lid, combine salad dressings, dill and garlic
  • salt until smooth. Place pasta mixture in a large bowl. Add tomatoes
  • and dressing; stir gently to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 346 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 611 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.