Easy Garden Fresh Italian Pasta Salad

Easy Garden Fresh Italian Herb Pasta Salad | Kitchen Cents

Easy Garden Fresh Italian Pasta Salad

This Easy Summer Pasta Salad is filled with garden fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and aromatic herbs. Its fresh Italian twist makes it perfect for summer!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Rachel


  • 1 lb bowtie pasta or pasta of your choice
  • 1 large cucumber medium dice, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 can black olives
  • 20 large fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup chives chopped
  • 3/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta as directed. 

  2. While pasta is cooking, cut, chop, and prepare other ingredients.

  3. Once pasta is cooked, drain and run under cold water to stop cooking and cool down. Drain well.

  4. Toss cucumber, tomato, and olives together. Add fresh herbs.

  5. Add cold, drained pasta and salad dressing.  Toss until coated.  Salt and pepper to taste.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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