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Pasta Cucumber Salad - Recipe

"Cool as a cucumber" is what you'll be thinking once you try this refreshing, crunchy summertime salad recipe that features cabbage, carrots, onions, green peppers, and of course, cucumbers, tossed in a light mayo dressing and combined with freshly cooked pasta.
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Pasta Cucumber Salad Recipe
  • Cook pasta according to package directions in a medium sized saucepan.
  • Drain and cool the pasta.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar until smooth.
  • Place the pasta, cabbage, onions, peppers and cucumber in a serving bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over it and stir to combine.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours for the flavors to blend.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Container: saucepan, serving bowl, small mixing bowl
Servings: 12
-package ring shaped pasta
-3 1/2 cups cole slaw mix - shredded cabbage and carrots, packaged in the produce aisle
-1 yellow onion - small sized and finely diced
-1 cucumber - seeded and diced, can use more if you desire
-1 green pepper - diced
-1 cup mayonnaise
-1/2 cup sugar
-1/3 cup white vinegar
- salt and pepper - to taste