Fifty cups of pasta salad is enough to serve 100 people. A single serving of pasta salad is ½ cup, which is equivalent to the size of a computer mouse.
There are many varieties of pasta salad, and most have a mayonnaise or Italian dressing base. A single serving can range from 230 calories to upwards of 450. Healthier and lower-calorie versions usually contain olive oil instead of mayonnaise or Italian dressing. Pasta salad is served hot or cold, depending on the recipe.
A variety of ingredients can be added to pasta salad, including chicken, olives, cheeses, eggs or pepperoni.Learn More
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