Veggie Spiral Salad Recipe

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Veggie Spiral Salad Recipe
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Veggie Spiral Salad Recipe

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4.5 28 29
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My husband and son detested pasta salad before I came up with this one. But there were no leftovers the very first time I served this—now it's a summertime family favorite! Filled with fresh, crunchy radishes and celery, juicy tomatoes and cucumbers, this nutritious recipe is one to try with your gang. —Melody Loyd, Parowan, Utah
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced radishes
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the cucumber, celery, onion, radishes, tomatoes, olives, cheese, garlic powder and pepper. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stir into vegetable mixture.
In a bowl, whisk the dressing mix, vinegar and oil. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Veggie Spiral Salad in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p51

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 186 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 356mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

  • 1 cup uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced radishes
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the cucumber, celery, onion, radishes, tomatoes, olives, cheese, garlic powder and pepper. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stir into vegetable mixture.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the dressing mix, vinegar and oil. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Veggie Spiral Salad in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p51

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 256738
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2016

"Good pasta salad. Vegetables blended in and hardly realized we were eating them. I left out the olives but otherwise made as written."

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wintermom9597@yahoo.com User ID: 193450 248860
Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"Great salad for a summer dinner - went perfectly with our grilled port chops. I left out the radishes, as no one in my family cares for them, but followed the rest of the recipe as written. Will make again!"

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tsuop User ID: 6274346 248194
Reviewed May. 13, 2016

"Similar to my Daughter-in-Law's recipe. She uses Ken's Lite Italian and adds chopped mini bologna sticks."

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Jami4 User ID: 5573747 242887
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2016

"Even the kids loved it"

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KenScheffler User ID: 7268043 229044
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2015

"Probably the best pasta salad I've ever made. Added a grilled chicken breast to make it into a meal. Used Manchego cheese (available at Costco) instead of Swiss for extra flavor. Next time, I will kick it up another notch by adding either toasted slivered almonds, or cashew halves or pistachios."

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SuzyQMeyers User ID: 7925986 138363
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2014

"Great side dish for a barbeque, although I added a bit of salad Supreme spice. Yum! Guests and family really enjoyed it.

(Edited for grammatical errors)"

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PennsyDutchy User ID: 7880491 67725
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"Use Gazebo Room Greek salad dressing. Much tastier."

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bdieges User ID: 3064751 62428
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2014

"Great for a hot day like today. I only gave it four stars, because I didn't use the Italian dressing, I used Kraft's Coleslaw dressing, we don't care for italian dressing, and added smoked salmon to it. Next time I will use ranch. Use quite a bit more dressing than was called for."

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Ruffshse User ID: 4225266 157394
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"will be making again"

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kmonster User ID: 6670431 156958
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2013

"This is delicious, really when subbing mozzarella cheese!"

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