Simple and Easy Pasta Salad Recipe Formula

 Add a kick of flavor with this creative guide for building your favorite pasta salad.

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Adding some unexpected and fun ingredients to your pasta salad will make it even more delicious and unique. Turn your favorite pasta salad into a beautiful masterpiece with these easy tips.


The Secret Formula

1 pound pasta 6 cups of main ingredients (proteins and veggies)  ½ cup  unique flavors (olives, strong/unique cheeses, spiced salami, onions, etc) 3 tablespoons herbs, 2 tablespoons zest.  1 ½ cups salad dressing

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Fresh veggies





Sample Ingredients Part 1

Sample Ingredients Part 2

Prepare the store-bought or homemade dressing. Cook the pasta, strain it and add a portion of dressing. Then let it cool.

Step 1

Choose your preferred vegetables and prepare them.

Step 2

Match your pasta salad with the best protein. Choose from salami, prosciutto, chickpeas, and more! 

Step 3

Don't forget to prepare your cheese and cut them to your desired sizes.

Step 4

Add a unique twist to your pasta salad by adding flavors from herbs, nuts, and salad.

Step 5

Pasta Salad  Tip

Do not rinse pasta with cold water

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