Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

Cheryl Sousan

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound  rotini pasta
  • 1 Cup  Italian dressing
  • 1/2 Cup  mayonnaise
  • 6 Tablespoons  lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons  mustard
  • 2 Cups  chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 Cup  chopped celery
  • 1 Cup  sliced black olives
  • bunch green onions, sliced
  • 2 Cups  chopped cooked chicken
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  •  Pinch of  paprika (optional)

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by Cheryl Sousan

The creaminess in this recipe isn't as bad as you think. Only ½ cup of mayonnaise is added to the dressing, along with Italain dressing, mustard, and lemon juice, for a silky and flavorful dressing. 

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Directions

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Heavily salt the water and stir in the pasta. Cook 1 minute past al dente. Rinse with cold water, and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine warm pasta with all other ingredients, stir until well mixed. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

487 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Dairy Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

24%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 196g 301%
  • Carbs 398g 133%
  • Saturated 19g 94%
  • Fiber 25g 102%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 41g
  • Monounsaturated 33g
  • Polyunsaturated 39g
  • Protein 137g 273%
  • Cholesterol 412mg 137%
  • Sodium 2,259mg 94%
  • Calcium 426mg 43%
  • Magnesium 392mg 98%
  • Potassium 2,719mg 78%
  • Iron 18mg 100%
  • Zinc 12mg 83%
  • Phosphorus 1,569mg 224%
  • Vitamin A 145µg 16%
  • Vitamin C 63mg 104%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 55%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 57%
  • Niacin (B3) 31mg 155%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 110%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 223µg 56%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 14%
  • Vitamin E 10mg 49%
  • Vitamin K 424µg 531%
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