Hot Pot Garden Pasta Salad

This simple hot pot garden pasta is perfect for the weekend when you're cleaning out your dorm refrigerator. You can...
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This simple hot pot garden pasta is perfect for the weekend when you're cleaning out your dorm refrigerator. You can toss in almost any vegetable to complement this dish.

2
Servings
467
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup uncooked rotini pasta
  • 2 Ounces bottle Italian salad dressing
  • 3/8 cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 Ounce grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Italian seasoning

Directions

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil in your hot pot. Place pasta in the hot pot, cook until al dente, and drain.

In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the Italian dressing, cucumbers, tomatoes, and green onions. In a small bowl, mix the Parmigiano-Reggiano and Italian seasoning, and gently mix into the salad. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
74g
57%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
16µg
18%
Calcium, Ca
176mg
18%
Choline, total
72mg
17%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
89µg
22%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
252mg
79%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
573mg
82%
Selenium, Se
21µg
38%
Sodium, Na
338mg
23%
Water
31g
1%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Pasta Salad Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pasta Salad Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.