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Sweet and Sour Pasta Salad


Sweet and Sour Pasta Salad

Sweet and Sour Pasta Salad

Barbara Whiting
Tri-colored pasta makes this a colorful salad, perfect for potlucks or family cookouts.

Prep Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour


  • 1 package (16 ounce) tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. vinegar
  • 1 T. ground mustard
  • 1 tsp. salt, optional
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
Cook pasta according to package directions: drain and rinse with cold water. Place in a large serving bowl. Add the onion , tomato, cucumber, green pepper and parsley: set aside. In a saucepan, combine the dressing ingredients. Cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.
16 servings - Becca, forum member

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