1 cup uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
1/2 cup chopped seeded cucumber
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup sliced radishes
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup sliced ripe olives — drained
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing mix
2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
Cook pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the cucumber, celery, onion, radishes, tomatoes, olives, cheese, garlic powder and pepper.
Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stir into vegetable mixture.
In a bowl, whisk the dressing mix, vinegar and oil. Drizzle over salad and toss to coat.
Serve immediately or refrigerate.
Yield: 5 servings.