This was a great salad! I couldn't find any decent tomatoes, so I stuck w/the red and green bell peppers, and a red onion...also added chunks of cucumber, and whole olives since I wasn't sure if everyone liked olives (easier to pick out than sliced). I couldn't find the sun dried tomato dressing, so I used a reduced calorie Italian dressing. Thanks!
When I read this had sun-dried tomato salad dressing in it I knew I had to try it, because thats one of my favorite dressings. It was a wonderful tasting full of flavor salad! I did add a little feta cheese to it, but kept everything else the same. Thanks Bethany.
Wonderful! Much better than the same old Pasta Salad. So simple too! Perfect with any BBQ food.
I liked this salad. It was pretty tasty and came together very quickly. I can't say that I love the flavor of the sun-dried tomato dressing. I prefer regular italian but that didn't stop me from eating nearly all of it! Thanks for this easy recipe.
Made it for a pre-Labor Day lunch. Very good! Made with no changes to the recipe.
This was a good "base" recipe. I see pasta salad as an opportunity to improvise using your own leftovers and ingredients on hand. In addition to this recipes's ingredients I also added: artichoke hearts, sliced zucchini, sun dried tomatoes, and red onion instead of white. You could also use pepperoni, kalamata olives, cooked eggplant, steamed broccoli, feta cheese, etc. I had a huge Costco bottle of Tuscan Style Italian dressing which I used. It came out great! I think you'd have to work pretty hard to ruin a pasta salad like this (maybe if you overcooked the pasta!). Thanks for posting!
So good and so easy! Goes great at potlucks! We like it with grilled chicken, feta cheese, red onion, and ham/salami/or pepperoni. I use lite Italian dressing. I've tried various kinds of Italian dressings and they have all gotten rave reviews.
I made this fro company last night. it was great and well-received. The only thing I did not include was the green pepper, because unfortunately I did not have one available and I did not have time to drive to the store.
I take this salad everywhere I go for potlucks, especially in the summer months. It's always a huge hit! Our favorite combo is cucumbers, peppers, red onion, olives, feta cheese, and pepperoni with a greek dressing...but it is fabulous as written too.
I have made this several times and it is a great hit. I could not find the sun dried tomato salad dressing and used newman's parmesan instead. I have some who do not like tomatoes so I used cucumbers instead. It is a versatile recipe which can easily be adapted to your tastes!