Spaghetti Salad III

August 19, 2009 Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 8

Kim's nutrition note – use a whole wheat pasta, a light Italian dressing, and 2% milk cheddar cheese to improve the nutritional profile of this salad! You can also use different veggies depending on your kid's favorites!


1 pound spaghetti
1 (16 ounce) bottle Italian-style salad dressing
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
1 cucumber, peeled and chopped


Cook spaghetti in boiling salted water until al dente. Rinse in cool water, drain.

In a large bowl place chopped tomatoes, green bell pepper, onion and cucumber. Add Cheddar cheese, and salad seasoning.

Add cooled pasta to large bowl with vegetables and pour salad dressing over top. Toss well to coat. Chill for several hours before serving.

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