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Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

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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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
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 2 Cups chopped cooked chicken
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Pinch of paprika (optional)

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings8
Calories Per Serving487
Total Fat24g38%
Sugar5gN/A
Saturated4g20%
Cholesterol52mg17%
Protein17g34%
Carbs50g17%
Vitamin A18µg2%
Vitamin B120.1µg1.7%
Vitamin B60.3mg13.8%
Vitamin C8mg13%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K53µg66%
Calcium54mg5%
Fiber3g13%
Folate (food)28µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)28µg7%
Iron2mg13%
Magnesium49mg12%
Monounsaturated7gN/A
Niacin (B3)4mg19%
Phosphorus196mg28%
Polyunsaturated12gN/A
Potassium340mg10%
Riboflavin (B2)0.1mg7.1%
Sodium493mg21%
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg6.9%
Zinc2mg10%