We had hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, fruit...
chips, my apple cinnamon cupcakes, and my favorite dish that I make a million times every spring/summer: my Perfect Pasta Salad!
Why is it perfect? Because it's fast, simple, inexpensive and can easily be changed up anyway you want! Just cut up a block of your favorite cheese and your favorite peppers, throw in your favorite pasta and add some Italian dressing. Boom. Done. Let's eat!!
My college roomy showed me this salad a while back and I love her so much for it! Thanks Barton!
3-4 Cups rainbow twist pasta
1 red pepper
1 orange pepper
1 yellow pepper
1 8oz block colby jack cheese
1/2 bottle Italian dressing
Cook the pasta as directed on the box. Drain and set aside to cool.
Cut up all three peppers and the block of cheese into small squares.
Check to make sure the pasta is no longer hot. If it is, run some cold water over it. Once cooled, pour pasta into a large bowl. Add the peppers, cheese and Italian dressing and stir until everything is covered in dressing.
Refrigerate over night, or serve immediately.
That's it. See I told you it's easy. And there are so many things I've added over the years, but it always tastes great. One time I added chopped up pepperoni and black olives. I also once did this with a little bit of chopped red onion for a work pitch in. No matter what I do this recipe never fails me!
So what fun things did you get into this weekend? Anyone have a birthday this time of year? If so, I hope it is wonderful!
Thanks for stopping by!
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