Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I got this recipe from my local TV station. Excellent cold dish for hot summer days!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook macaroni until tender.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. In a large bowl, mix broccoli, carrots, diced tomato, and black olives.
  4. Add rest of ingredients and stir.
  5. Cover and Chill before serving.


Most Helpful

Excellent!! I used garbanzo beans and mozzarella, but otherwise kept to the recipe. The only thing I would do differently is to stir everything together except the pasta; and add it in last. I started with the pasta and it somewhat broke apart as I kept adding ingredients. Just a "looks" thing, didn't affect the taste. I used Bev's Italian Salad Dressing recipe instead of bottled dressing. Shellbelle, THANKS!!

Rose is Rose July 18, 2012

Absolutely wonderful! So simple too - everything can be assembled while the pasta is cooking. I made a few changes to the recipe, based on what I had on hand. My version did not have broccoli, olives, or tomatoes, but I know this dish would be equally (if not even more so) yummy with them included. I used tri-colour fusilli (spinach, tomato, and regular) and I cut the cheese into small cubes instead of shredding it (quicker and less clean-up for me that way). I also added some fresh ground pepper for an extra kick. Overall, a great pasta salad that I will make again and again! Thanks Shellbelle!

Mel T June 08, 2006

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