Pasta Salad with Homemade Italian Dressing | Karla M Curry1 box tri-color rotini (or any pasta you prefer) 1 big bunch of broccoli, cut into small pieces 1/2 container grape tomatoes, halved or quartered 1/2 block montery jack cheese, cubed 1 recipe Homemade Italian Dressing (recipe follows)
Pasta salads are awesome to eat if you want something light and you don't feel up to spending more than a few minutes in the kitchen. And just because it's simple, don't underestimate how flavorful a bowl of pasta salad can be. Just take this cheesy garlicky pasta salad – it's creamy and garlicky and refreshing, all at the same time.
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