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Rainbow Italian Pasta Salad

Amanda Keefer
Brighten up your menu with this easy rainbow pasta salad tossed in a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Fresh veggies like mini sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers offer the right amount of crunch that’s topped with fresh Parmesan cheese.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Sides
Servings 8 servings



  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. honey
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • tsp. pepper


  • Whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, Italian seasoning, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in small bowl. Set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and let cool.
  • In large bowl, mix together pasta, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat well. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Keyword pasta salad, side dish
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