This Italian pasta salad recipe is a great foundation for creating your family’s signature pasta salad with Italian dressing. It’s easy to make, and like any Italian pasta salad recipe, it’s easy to customize with your family’s favorite ingredients. And it’s perfect for many occasions, like picnics, parties and get-togethers, or goes great as a quick weeknight dinner — especially if you throw in a few extra vegetables. With just 4 ingredients to start, this Italian pasta salad recipe couldn’t be any simpler.
1. Boil the spaghetti for 10 minutes or until tender, then drain.
2. Add the tomato and lunch meat. Mix together the pasta salad with Italian dressing, and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Add additional vegetables if desired.
We love spaghetti salad, but it can be costly to buy already prepared, so I created my own Italian pasta salad recipe. Anyone can add their favorite vegetables to this spaghetti salad recipe to personalize it.