Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 mins

A very simple and quick pasta salad that always goes over well.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) packageuncooked rotini pasta (or penne, bowtie, or other chunky pasta)
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • 6 tomatoes, chopped (or one pint cherry tomatoes)
  • 1 bunch green onion, chopped
  • 4 ounces grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon italian seasoning


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 12 minutes, until al dente, and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the Italian dressing, cucumbers, tomatoes, and green onions. In a small bowl, mix the Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning, and mix into the salad. (You could use McCormick's Parmesan Herb Seasoning Blend instead - use the whole jar of 1.87 ounces.)
  3. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.


Most Helpful

Loved it!!!Simple but so delicious.I used homemade Italian seasoning and dressing.Thanks for sharing.

littlemafia July 24, 2010

Awesome quick recipe! Used a Briana's artichoke vinegarette (b/c what we had) and did all the rest the same, BUT, cut the recipe in half! Saving for lunch tomorrow and I am psyched! Thanks for the recipe!

Chef Pollo March 23, 2010

Very good!!! Made using recipe#274989 and macaroni noodles (DH preference). Reduced it to a serving for 4 and left out the italian seasoning since the dressing had it mixed in. Made for 1-2-3-Hits March 10'.

AZPARZYCH March 19, 2010

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