Daily Archives: April 20, 2013

Pearly shell salad

This recipe, like two others I’ve blogged about, comes from the Rookie Cook Cookbook, which is one of my absolute favorite cookbooks. This is a great pasta salad that is an excellent choice to bring to cookouts or potlucks. Also, you can go ahead and take the dressing and use it for other pasta salads as well.


  • 2 cups tiny shell pasta
  • salt
  • 1 medium cucumber, with peel, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced (I combine with some chopped white onions)
  • 3/4 cup Zesty Italian salad dressing
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp onion salt

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