I just did a post over at Family.com all about pasta salad. This one is a variation of my own favorite pasta salad, but without the meat or cheese. Now that I've posted it I'm definitely in the mood for making it!
Anne's Veggie Pasta Salad
Hands-On Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 2 hours
1 lb rotini (any type)
3 large tomatoes peeled seeded and chopped OR
1 pint grape tomatoes-halved
1 large cucumber peeled seeded and chopped
2 small green peppers seeded and chopped
1 can black olives drained and sliced
2c cooked and drained cut green beans
2c broccoli florets - raw
2c cauliflower florets - raw
2c or 1-15 oz can kidney or small white beans-drained
1 c shredded carrot
1 large bottle (at least 24 oz) Italian dressing-more if the salad will sit overnight.
Cook pasta and drain well-cool completely. Add remaining ingredients and toss to mix. Refrigerate for several hours before serving.