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 24g 38%
  • Carbs 50g 17%
  • Saturated 2g 12%
  • Fiber 3g 13%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 17g 34%
  • Cholesterol 52mg 17%
  • Sodium 282mg 12%
  • Calcium 53mg 5%
  • Magnesium 49mg 12%
  • Potassium 340mg 10%
  • Iron 2mg 12%
  • Zinc 2mg 10%
  • Phosphorus 196mg 28%
  • Vitamin A 18µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 8mg 13%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 7%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 7%
  • Niacin (B3) 4mg 19%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 14%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 28µg 7%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 2%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 6%
  • Vitamin K 53µg 66%
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