Quick & Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

Quick & Easy Pasta Salad Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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This pasta salad recipe by The Cooking Foodie on YouTube is one of the easiest dishes you can ever make. It’s a delicious combination of freshly cooked pasta, vegetables, and cheese, and it’s coated in a tasty dressing.


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This salad is perfect not only for ordinary mealtimes with the family but also for special occasions, parties, or even a cookout. You can prepare this quickly with just a few simple steps, learn how now.

Ingredients for Yummy Pasta Salad:


  • 300g or 10.5oz of pasta, cooked
  • 5-6 baby cucumbers or regular cucumbers
  • bell pepper
  • 150-200g or 5-7oz of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 200g or 1 cup of mozzarella cheese
  • 2oz of salami, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of freshly chopped parsley


  • 2 tbsp of vinegar
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp of oregano
  • 1 clove of garlic, grated, optional
  • 1 tsp of mustard

How to Make the Best Pasta Salad:

How to Make the Best Pasta Salad
Image credit: The Cooking Foodie via YouTube

Step 1

Place a large pot on a stove over medium-high heat, then fill it with water, and add 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring it to a boil, then add the pasta, and cook it according to the package instructions.

Step 2

Once done cooking, drain off all the water, then add 1 tablespoon of oil, and give them a good toss to combine before setting them aside. Add the pasta to a large bowl, then chop the veggies, cut the cheese into cubes, and add them into the bowl as well. Add the chopped salami to the bowl as well, then set the bowl aside, and prepare the dressing.

Step 3

In a small bowl, add the vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic, and mustard, then give them a good stir until fully combined, and pour the dressing over the salad mixture in the bowl. Toss everything until evenly combined and coated, then serve, and enjoy!

The Best Pasta Salad Recipe
Image credit: The Cooking Foodie via YouTube

Quick & Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

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Quick & Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

Quick & Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

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