Italian spaghetti pasta salad. Just like dust bunnies and crumbs dropped and forgotten (or ignored?) in the corners of the kitchen, there's always a few in the room. This spaghetti salad has two main components: the cold pasta salad itself and the homemade Italian dressing it's coated in. This Italian Spaghetti Pasta Salad Recipe has all the flavors of Italy in one bowl.

Italian spaghetti pasta salad

Our Italian spaghetti salad recipe (sometimes called California spaghetti salad or just spaghetti pasta salad) is full of delicious flavor! I swear, there's something satisfying about being able to twirl spaghetti noodles around your fork. It just beats spearing rotini or bowtie pasta, doesn't it? You can cook Italian spaghetti pasta salad using 16 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Italian spaghetti pasta salad

  1. Prepare 1 lbs of box spaghetti.
  2. Prepare 2 of cucumbers cut.
  3. It’s half of Grape or cherry tomatoes cut in.
  4. Prepare of Small can of black olives drained.
  5. You need 1 of red bell pepper cut in bite size pieces.
  6. It’s Half of a red onion cut in small pieces.
  7. It’s 1 bag of mini pepperoni optional or can the the regular size pepperoni in half, that’s what I do.
  8. Prepare of Dressing.
  9. You need 1 tsp of pepper.
  10. Prepare 2 tbsp of Italian seasoning.
  11. You need 1 tbsp of sugar.
  12. It’s 1 tsp of kosher salt.
  13. You need 1 tsp of garlic minced.
  14. Prepare 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar.
  15. Prepare 1 cup of olive oil.
  16. Prepare of I like to use store Italian dressing to save time.

This a a spaghetti salad recipe with Italian dressing, and other fresh garden ingredients. These are our favorite ingredients that go into a spaghetti salad: Pasta – use spaghetti. Veggies – green pepper, red pepper, cucumbers, red onion, cherry tomatoes – add your favorites! Italian Spaghetti Salad is made with spaghetti, fresh summer veggies, salami and tossed in a homemade zesty Italian Spaghetti Salad.

Italian spaghetti pasta salad step by step

  1. Cook box of spaghetti, drain, Cool off pasta by running cold water over it when still in colander. put cooked spaghetti in a big bowl,chill in refrigerator for 15-20 mins..
  2. Add the cut veggies to the chilled cooked spaghetti and mix well..
  3. Make dressing or can skip this step and use Italian dressing. Add all dressing ingredients to a bowl, add wet ingredients and mix well..
  4. Add dressing to spaghetti mixture, and the pepperoni mix well.
  5. Chill in the fridge for four hours or over night. (this is good just chilled at 2 hrs).
  6. Add some parmesan cheese right before serving and some black pepper. mix up before serving.Enjoy 😉.
  7. Notes- I didn’t have all the veggies on hand so I used what I had, and I add some salami, I left out Black olives because Iam not a big fan of them… use what you have, peppers, would be good in this.(This would be a good dish to make if you have a lot of veggies or leftover veggies from other recipe / veggies that need to be used before they go bad.) you can put anything in this really make it our own love to see photos of what you come up with..
  8. Link to the video that I got my inspiration from for this awesome recipe.

Summer is coming quick, and I am not to sure how I feel about it. Refrigerating: Pasta salad with the dressing on it can be stored for later with no problems. Spaghetti, bacon, celery, onion, bell pepper, olives and tomatoes tossed with salad seasoning, Italian dressing and Parmesan and served cold. Italian Spaghetti Salad Recipe. "This attractive, fresh-tasting salad can conveniently be made the night before," notes Lucia Johnson of Massena, New York. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.