Super Simple Pasta Salad

This is one of those salads that is simple enough you can quickly throw together while the burgers grill, yet it's impressive enough to take to a potluck.
6 Servings Recipe By Pin Print
Super Simple Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces Medium Shells
  • 2 ¼ ounces drain Black Olives, Sliced, Canned
  • 2 cups Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Peas, Frozen
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, Shredded
  • 12 fluid ounces Italian Dressing

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Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions in salted boiling water.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. Add other ingredients, dressing last.
  4. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions in salted boiling water.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  3. In indicated number of gallon freezer bags place, pasta, olives, tomatoes, peas, cheese.
  4. In indicated number of pint freezer bags, place dressing.
  5. Place one pint bag inside the gallon freezer bag and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Mix together contents of both bags and serve.

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