Favorite Spaghetti Salad

Jul 11, 2024Josh Allen
Favorite Spaghetti Salad

Are you tired of the same old pasta dishes? Looking for a fun and quirky recipe to spice up your next meal? Look no further than the Spaghetti Salad Surprise! This dish is sure to impress your taste buds and leave you wanting more.

What makes this recipe so special?

Well, for starters, it combines the best of both worlds - pasta and salad! Who knew these two could come together in such a delicious way? The spaghetti adds a hearty base, while the fresh veggies and tangy dressing bring a burst of flavor to every bite.

How do you make it?

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3! Cook up some spaghetti according to the package instructions, then let it cool. Toss in your favorite veggies - think colorful bell peppers, juicy cherry tomatoes, and crunchy cucumbers. Finally, drizzle on a zesty Italian dressing and mix it all together. Voila! You've got yourself a Spaghetti Salad Surprise.

Why is it a favorite?

Not only is this dish a crowd-pleaser at potlucks and picnics, but it's also a great way to sneak in some extra veggies. Plus, the leftovers taste even better the next day! It's a win-win for your taste buds and your health.

So, next time you're in the mood for something different, give the Spaghetti Salad Surprise a try. You won't be disappointed!

Makes: 12 servings

Cook Time: 15 min

Calories: 316kcal/serving


  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • ¾ long english cucumber diced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup bell pepper, any color diced
  • ¼ cup sliced pitted olives black olive or kalamata olives
  • ⅓ cup feta cheese crumbled, more to taste
  • ¼ cup red onion diced


  • 1 cup bottled Greek vinaigrette dressing
  • OR
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  1. If making homemade dressing, combine all ingredients except oil in a bowl. Slowly drizzle oil while whisking. Set aside.
  2. Cook spaghetti in a large pot of salted water until al dente according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss.
  4. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
    Rinse the spaghetti to help it stop cooking and keep it from sticking.
    Use any bottled vinaigrette dressing in this recipe or your favorite homemade Greek inspired dressing.
    As it sits, the pasta will soak up the dressing so dress generously.
    Flavors will blend once the pasta salad has had a chance to sit.

Holly Nilsson

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