Spare Parts Pasta Salad
Pasta comes in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. Mix a few of them together, and you've got a quirky – yet delicious! – shower dish. To make it even more robot-themed, fill food-safe tin cans with individual servings of the pasta. Embellish the cans with printable patterned papers and a wooden chevron striped fork.
Not only is this pasta salad incredibly tasty and easy to make, it's absolutely perfect for a robot-inspired party!”
- 1 cup tricolor spiral pasta (use the orange and white pasta only)
- 1 cup elbow macaroni
- 1 cup pasta wheels
- 1/2 cup sliced carrots
- 1/2 cup sliced black olives
- 1 bottle of your favorite Italian vinaigrette
Cook each of the pastas according to package directions, leaving slightly al dente so that pasta pieces retain their shape. Drain and let cool.
In a large bowl, combine the cooked pastas, carrots, olives, and dressing. Toss gently. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving. Add more dressing, salt, and pepper to taste before serving.