Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Adapted from Gooseberry Patch Backyard Gatherings. My mom has made this salad several times for family events. Very good, colorful, and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain, rinse with cool water, and drain again; set aside to cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the cooled rigatoni, cucumber and the next 4 ingredients.
  3. In a smaller mixing bowl, stir the parsley, Miracle Whip, sugar, and vinegar; blend well.
  4. Pour dressing over salad mixture; toss to combine and coat well.
  5. Mom chills the salad for several hours before serving.

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