Coleslaw Pasta Salad is a fun twist to traditional pasta salad. Ditalini pasta with coleslaw and lots of other delicious and crunchy mix-ins for pasta salad that is always a hit.
Course Side Dish
Keyword coleslaw, coleslaw pasta salad, pasta salad
Prep Time 20minutes
Fridge Time 4hours
Total Time 20minutes
coleslaw pasta salad
1box(16 oz) ditalini pasta
1bag (14-16 oz)coleslaw mix
1sweet onionfinely chopped
2celery ribsfinely chopped
2cucumberspeeled, seeded, & chopped
1green pepperchopped small
1can(8 oz) sliced water chestnutsdrained & chopped small
3hard boiled eggschopped
1/4cupapple cider vinegar
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain pasta and rinse in cold water. *Don't forget to add salt to the cooking water. I add about 2 teaspoons.
Transfer pasta to a large mixing bowl. Add the coleslaw mix, onions, celery, cucumber, green pepper, water chestnuts, and eggs. Mix together.
In separate bowl combine the dressing ingredients and stir with a whisk. Pour over the pasta salad and stir well to combine.
Cover and refrigerate for 4-6 hours before serving.
The is recipe has been updated (June 2020) with new helpful text and new pictures. The recipe is the same as it always has been. Plan ahead! This salad needs at least 4 hours of fridge time before serving. Store leftovers in the fridge. Surprisingly, the salad stays well in the fridge for a couple of days. And it even still retains the slight crunch too!