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Veggie Spiral Salad Recipe

Veggie Spiral Salad Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

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

  • 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 jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing mix, vinegar and oil; shake well. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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

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mamamarie
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

"This is the second time I am submitting a review. This is the third time today that a review did not take. Some did and some didn't. I saved them up to do at one time. This was very good. We enjoyed it and will make it again. Thanks for the recipe."

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mamamarie
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

"This was very good. Will make again. Thanks for the recipe."

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justmbeth
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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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
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
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2016

"Even the kids loved it"

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KenScheffler
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
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
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

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

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bdieges
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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