This Italian Dressing Pasta recipe is delicious and filled with vegetables! You can use any type of pasta such as gluten-free or whole wheat to make it healthier.

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You can serve it right away or put it in the fridge and serve cold like a pasta salad!




1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

1 tablespoon grapeseed oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 bell pepper, chopped

½ red onion, chopped

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

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1 small zucchini, chopped

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

1 pound pasta


Preheat oven to 400°F.

Prepare dressing by whisking together the Italian salad dressing and balsamic vinegar.

Toss bell pepper, onion, tomatoes, and zucchini with remaining tablespoon of grapeseed oil, salt, and pepper.

Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Roast vegetables for about 30 minutes or until soft and browned.

While vegetables are roasting, prepare pasta according to package directions.

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In a large bowl toss together the pasta, vegetables, and prepared dressing; toss to coat.

Serve with grated cheese and fresh herbs if desired.

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