Sweet and Sour Rotini Pasta Salad

Sweet and Sour Rotini Pasta

This Sweet and Sour Rotini pasta salad is one of our favourite make ahead summer recipes for a hot day.  We also commonly refer rotini pasta as corkscrew pasta.

You can change the ingredients to suit your tastes and the type of pasta used.  Add cucumbers, sweet onion, herbs or shredded cheese!

This recipe is inspired by one on AllRecipe.com located by a similar title Sweet and Sour Pasta Salad.

The original recipe calls for 3/4 cup of white sugar and is too much for our taste so we’ve reduced the amount a 1/3 cups to match our taste.

Rotini Pasta

2 cups dry Rotini (corkscrew) pasta
6 grape or Cherry Tomato’s cut in half
2 green onion tops cut in 1/2 inch pieces
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup
1/3 cup white sugar
3/4  cup cider vinegar
3/4 cup vegetable oil

Step 1
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook Rotini pasta at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.

Step 2
Mix pasta, grape tomato’s, and green onion tops in a large bowl.  On occasion we add shredded cheese and sweet onion.

Step 3
Whisk tomato soup, sugar, vinegar, and oil together in a bowl until smooth; pour over pasta mixture. Stir to coat. Refrigerate 6 to 8 hours before serving, stirring occasionally.

One response to “Sweet and Sour Rotini Pasta Salad”

  1. This looks like a fresh compliment to an outdoor summer meal. I think I remember what summer still is