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Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe

This Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe is easy, quick, and delicious. Chock full of fresh veggies, garlic croutons, and chewy pasta, it’s a tasty and satisfying meal you can feel great about any day of the week.
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Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe

5 from 20 ratings
This Caesar Pasta Salad Recipe is super simple, easy, and takes hardly any time at all. It's full of fresh veggies and chewy pasta, making it a hearty and satisfying meal any day of the week.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Amy Dong


  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed/dried, and torn
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • ¼ cup frozen or canned corn kernels, drained
  • ¼ cup sliced olives
  • ½ cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 cup croutons
  • ½ cup caesar dressing
  • ¼ cup green onions, sliced, for garnish


  • In a large heavy pot, cook pasta in well salted water just to al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain well and toss with 1/4 cup of the caesar dressing.
  • In a serving bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, corn, olives, and parmesan. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat. Add the pasta and gently toss again. Sprinkle croutons and green onions on top.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 266mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4668IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American Italian
Method: Assemble

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    • Jenn Parr

    I would add it to my veggies and make many pasta salads, including this one! Looks amazing!

    • dschultz1101

    I tweeted:

    • dschultz1101

    I would love to use one of these dressings to give our wraps a little extra kick!

    • Birdiebee


    • Birdiebee

    I would make my family an Italia Rotini Pasta salad with carrots, olives, cauliflower, slices pepperoni, sliced salami and sliced mozzarella sticks marinated in the Simply Dressed Balsamic Salad Dressing.

    • Jennifer Herman

    I would use it to make a great buffalo sauce and then create a yummy pizza

    • livesimply1111

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    • livesimply1111

    I would use Marzetti Simply Dressed Salad Dressings in my Grilled Lemon Chicken Broccoli Salad. This would make a perfect tasty addition to one of our favorite meals.

    • Annette

    I’ll use Marzetti Simply Dressed with grilled chicken and packaged salad mix to prepare a quick and healthy meal.

    • Annette

    • liz l

    Working 12 hour days, this will help enjoy a healthy meal at home

    • Kathryn C

    I would use the Simply Dressed Greek Feta Salad Dressing with a big famly sized greek salad


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