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  • 1 pound tri-colored spiral pasta
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Italian-style salad dressing
  • 6 tablespoons salad seasoning mix
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can black olives, chopped


  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 10 to 12 minutes; rinse under cold water and drain.
  3. Whisk Italian dressing and salad spice mix together until smooth. Combine pasta, tomatoes, bell peppers, and olives in a salad bowl.
  4. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.
  5. Refrigerate salad, 8 hours to overnight.
  6. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 400
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g32%
Saturated Fat 4g22%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 1904mg83%
Total Carbohydrate 39g14%
Dietary Fiber 4g13%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 79mg397%
Calcium 54mg4%
Iron 3mg14%
Potassium 298mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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How to Make Homemade Pasta Salad​

Here’s a brief overview of what you can expect when you make pasta salad at home:
  1. Cook and drain the pasta.
  2. Whisk the dressing with the seasoning mix.
  3. Combine the pasta with the vegetables, then toss in the seasoned dressing.

Can You Make Pasta Salad Ahead of Time?​

Yes, pasta salad makes a great make-ahead dish! Since the flavors need time to meld in the refrigerator, it might actually be better to make it a day or two in advance.

How Long Is Pasta Salad Good For In the Fridge?​

Store this pasta salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to five days.

Can You Freeze Pasta Salad?​

The texture of the cooked pasta may change during the freezing and thawing process. However, you can freeze this pasta salad for up to three months if you have leftovers.


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