Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

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.

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