5 from 1 vote
Creamy Pasta Salad Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
This creamy pasta salad recipe has quickly become a family favorite! It is one of the easiest pasta salad recipes to make and the flavor is amazing!  Simply cook the pasta and toss in a few basic ingredients and you're ready to go.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta, salad, side dish
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 350 kcal
Ingredients
  • Pasta - I like the color and texture of Rotini pasta but you can use whatever you'd like!
  • Zesty Italian Dressing
  • Creamy Caesar Dressing
  • sliced olives
  • diced tomatoes
  • meat - shredded chicken sliced lunch meat, pepperoni/salami etc.
  • shredded Cheddar cheese
  • shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and let it cool completely! (I usually rinse it under cold water.)
  2. Add the cooled pasta to a big salad bowl, then mix in equal parts of the Italian and Caesar dressings. Add as much or as little as you'd like! Mix well.
  3. Add your desired meats and veggies then mix well. Taste your pasta and add more dressing if you need to.
  4. Lastly, add your shredded cheese.
  5. Serve immediately or refrigerate until you're ready!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

You'll notice I'm not adding any measurements to this ingredient list, and that's simply because you should adapt this to your liking! Do you like your pasta salad full of veggies? Add a ton! Do you want your noodles extra wet? Add more dressing! This pasta salad aims to please!

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Pasta Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.