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Easy linguine pasta salad in a white serving bowl

Linguine Pasta Salad

Cold linguine pasta salad is rich with Italian dressing, salad seasoning, parmesan cheese and chopped vegetables to make a great side dish for parties, potlucks, picnics and family reunions.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Linguine Pasta Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 195kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life



  • 1 pound linguine
  • 14 ounces Italian salad dressing
  • 5 tablespoons salad seasoning
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup green peppers chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped, peeling optional
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped


  • Cook linguine according to the directions on the package. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Allow pasta to cool and add Italian dressing. Mix well.
  • Add salad seasoning and cheese. Mix well.
  • Add cut up vegetables, stir well and refrigerate overnight before serving.


  • Dry linguine pasta may be broken into 3" to 4" pieces to make serving and eating easier
  • Up to 1/4 cup chopped celery can be added
  • This make-ahead salad should be refrigerated overnight or up to 24 hours before serving
  • Tomatoes may be peeled if desired
  • Rinse pasta with cold water immediately after draining to prevent sticking together
  • Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to make a big batch, but stir together one batch at a time to best mix the ingredients together.


Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 234IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 2mg