California Spaghetti Salad
California Spaghetti Salad is a delicious pasta salad filled with fresh veggies and covered in a zesty Italian dressing.
With all those flavors and colors making one beautiful and tasty side dish, there is no doubt this will be the hit of your next gathering!
As the weather begins to change and warm up in the Spring, I find myself looking for recipes with a fresher and lighter feel.
I especially love quick and easy cold pasta salads!
This one only took 15 minutes to make and it was amazing!
It is vegan-friendly so it is great to bring to a potluck!
It is also super versatile! Have fun choosing colorful, fresh fruits and veggies you love to add in!
I sometimes swap out the olives for sun-dried tomatoes and I love it that way too!
• 400-500 grams of spaghetti.
• 1½ cup. From the cherry tomatoes, I cut them in half.
• 1 diced cucumber.
• 2 cubes zucchini.
• 1 green pepper, diced.
• 1 red pepper, diced.
• 1 red onion, diced.
• Could. Of sliced black olives, it must be filtered before use.
For dresses, I used:
• 1 bottle of Italian sauce.
• Half a cup of grated Parmesan cheese.
• 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds.
• 1 teaspoon paprika.
• ½¼ 1 teaspoon of celery seeds.
• Half tsp garlic powder.
I cooked the noodles according to package instructions, then filtered and rinsed in cold water.
After that, the dices collected vegetables.
Zucchini, cherry tomatoes, green and red peppers, red onions, cucumbers, and black olives in a large mixing bowl.
To get the sauce, I whisked Italian dressing, sesame seeds, grated parmesan cheese, paprika, celery seeds, and garlic powder in another mixing bowl.
To finish, I tossed the cooked pasta with chopped vegetables and olives, then poured the marinade over it and threw all the ingredients well.
I put the container in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours after covering it with plastic wrap.
Hope you enjoy this easy salad, it is very nutritious and rich !!
Kids will also love it because of the colorful vegetables !! So try it as soon as possible !!