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Italian Pasta Salad in a bowl with a fork besides it

Italian Pasta Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword italian pasta salad, pasta salad
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 82kcal


  • 1 cup Cooked Pasta vegetable radiatore
  • 1/2 English Cucumber
  • 20 Sweet Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/4 medium Red Onion
  • 1 medium Red Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup Italian dressing i used Olive Garden brand


  • Cook about 6oz of dry pasta. It should make a little over a cup of cooked pasta. Rinse cooked pasta under cold water, set aside to let the water drain.
    A package of dry pasta on a kitchen counter
  • Cut cucumber, onion and peppers into small cubes. Cut cherry tomatoes in halves.
    A bowl with baby tomatoes cut in half, diced cucumbers, onions, and bell peppers
  • Add pasta to the diced ingredients. If you don't plan to serve it right away, cover it with a plastic wrap and keep it in the refrigerator.
    Cooked pasta added to a bowl of cut up veggies
  • Add shredded cheese and salad dressing to the ingredients. Toss everything together, sprinkle with a bit more cheese and serve.
    Shredded cheese added to the Italian Pasta Salad in bowl
  • Serve while the salad is fresh.
    A bowl of Italian Pasta Salad with a fork besides it


Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 742IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 1mg