The Best Side Dish for Your BBQ

I am not sure about you, but we have been invited to quite a few barbeques this summer. With a little one at home that keeps me on my toes, I have the perfect make-ahead side dish that your friends and family will love (and it is quick and easy too)!

Jessica’s Famous Pasta Salad



1 box of tri-color rotini pasta

1 bottle of Italian dressing

1 jar of green olives

1 can of black olives

3-4 small packages of string cheese

Optional: other veggies – green peppers, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, diced carrots




  1. Cook the pasta as the box instructs.
  2. Drain pasta and let cool to just above room temperature.
  3. Add in your bottle of italian dressing and mix with the cooked noodles.
  4. Add the jar of green olives and can of black olives.
  5. Cut the string cheese into small chunks and add to the mixture.
  6. Mix all the ingredients together and let marinade in the fridge.

This is definitely a dump, mix, and go recipe. It is perfect for any family potluck or barbeque.
Please let me know if you try it and what you think!



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