How to Make Pasta Salad With Spaghetti Noodles


Spaghetti pasta salad is a cool meal or side dish that is ideal for summer barbecues and family gatherings. This style of pasta is quick and easy to fix, and fun for children who do not like to eat plain vegetables.

Step 1

Cook spaghetti according to the instructions listed on the package.

Step 2

Pour the noodles into the colander to drain the water.

Step 3

Pour the noodles into the serving bowl and allow them to cool for about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Chop the cucumber on the cutting board. Chop into small to medium pieces.

Step 5

Add the Italian dressing to the serving bowl and mix; add the cucumbers, olives and cherry tomatoes to the salad mix. Chill in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes, then serve.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 8 oz. box spaghetti
  • Medium pot
  • Colander
  • Large serving bowl
  • 1 large cucumber
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • 8 oz. Italian dressing
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup olives


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Keywords: pasta salad, spaghetti salad, Italian dressing

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