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Cucumber and Onion Pasta Salad - Recipe

This is a great summer salad. It has the flavors of the traditional cucumber and onion salad but the addition of the pasta mellows the overall taste and makes it irresistible. Enjoy this recipe with your favorite grilled pork or chicken recipe.
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Cucumber and Onion Pasta Salad Recipe
  • Cook pasta according to the package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and allow to completely drain again.
  • Place in a large bowl. Stir in the oil, cucumbers and onion.
  • Mix together the remaining ingredients and then pour them over the pasta. Toss to combine.
  • Cover and place in the refrigerator at least 4 hours for the flavors to combine.
Container: large bowl with lid
Servings: 12
-8 ounces penne pasta
-1 tablespoon vegetable oil
-3 cucumbers - medium in size, peeled and sliced semi-thin
-1 onion - medium in size and sliced thin
-1 1/2 cups sugar
-1 cup water
-3/4 cup vinegar
-1 tablespoon prepared mustard
-1 tablespoon parsley - dried or fresh
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon pepper
-1/2 teaspoon garlic salt