Anything Goes Pasta Salad

Anything Goes Pasta Salad

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 Servings


  • 6 oz dried pasta
  • 1/2 English cucumber
  • 1/4  cup of olives
  • 1/3  cup sundried tomatoes
  • 1/3 of a red onion (soaked in the dressing)
  • 1/4 cup of parsley or basil 
  • 3 oz of mozzarella balls, halved
  • Dressing
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar 
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • 1 ½  tsp of oregano and thyme (or sub Italian seasoning) 
  • 1/2 tsp of sugar (so the onion can start to ferment)
  • Sprinkle of salt and pepper


  1. Add all the dressing ingredients to a bowl, finely chop the red onion then add it to the dressing. Set aside.
  2. Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil, add pasta and cook until al-dente (soft with just a bit of chew), about 8 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta, rinse with cold water and transfer it to a bowl. 
  4. Add all the mixings to the bowl, stir, and add dressing.