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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

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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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