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Summer Pasta Salad

This summer pasta salad is the perfect side dish for warm summer days! Crisp, fresh veggies, tangy artichoke hearts, and salty feta are tossed with rotini and Italian dressing for a light, easy summer pasta salad.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 500kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 1 lb dried rotini pasta cooked
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1 cucumber seeded and diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 12oz jar artichoke hearts in water drained and diced
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • β…“ cup basil finely chopped
  • β…“ cup parsley finely chopped
  • 1 ΒΌ cups Italian dressing
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine. Season to taste. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.


Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 791mg | Potassium: 581mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1675IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 2mg