Mom’s Summer Pasta Salad

momspastasalad copyThis easy summer pasta salad sits well alongside a grilled steak or chicken breast for dinner.  It is also great to just have on hand in the fridge.  Then as everyone makes their own sandwiches for lunch they can add a scoop of this pasta salad to the plate.

Mom’s Summer Pasta Salad
Prepare…..1 (12 ounce) package rotini pasta
according to package directions.  Place in bowl and stir in…..
1 small red onion, diced
1 medium cucumber, chopped
1 small green pepper, diced
1 small sweet red pepper, diced
1 small sweet orange or sweet yellow pepper, diced
Then in small mixing bowl combine…..
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 1/2 Tablespoons dried parsley
1/2 Tablespoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash of pepper
Pour dressing over pasta mixture and stir to combine.  Cover bowl and marinate in refrigerator overnight.

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