Spaghetti Salad Italian Recipe

Recipe Category: Italian


Spaghetti Salad Italian Recipe


  • 1/2 pound spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 5 asparagus spears
  • 2 med-size zucchini
  • 1/4 pound snow peas
  • 1/4 pound mushrooms, sliced 1/4 thick
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 1/4 cup minced basil


  1. Break the spaghetti strands into thirds
  2. Cook the spaghetti in a large quantity of boiling water until tender (about 8 min)
  3. Drain and set aside
  4. Whisk together in a small bowl the mayonnaise, garlic, vinegar, and curry powder
  5. Add this to the cooked spaghetti and gently mix
  6. Scrape the asparagur and cut each spear on the diagonal into 1 pieces
  7. Steam these pieces into a small amount of boiling water 5 min
  8. Drain and stir into the spaghetti
  9. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise
  10. Slice each half crosswise into 1/4″ pieces
  11. Stir these into the spaghetti
  12. Cut the snow peas on the diagonal into 3/4 slices
  13. Stir these into the spaghetti
  14. Stir in the mushrooms and tomatoes
  15. Combine the parsley and basil
  16. Shower the salad with the combined herbs but do not toss
  17. Salad can be served now or covered and refrigerated
  18. If chilled, let it return nearly to room temperature for best flavor

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