Classic California Spaghetti Salad Recipe

Classic California Spaghetti Salad Recipe

Enjoy this colorful and delectable spaghetti salad while you’re reminded of the crisp flavors of California. This dish, which comes with perfectly cooked spaghetti, tangy dressing, and an abundance of fresh vegetables, is a great complement to any summer event or weeknight dinner. To make a delicious California Spaghetti Salad that will quickly become a family favorite, just follow the easy instructions below.


  1. Eight ounces of pasta
  2. One cup cherry tomatoes,
  3. one cucumber cut in half,
  4. one diced bell pepper of any color,
  5. and half a diced red onion, all finely chopped
  6. Half a cup of sliced black olives
  7. and half a cup of crumbled feta cheese
  8. 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  9. 1/3 cup of pure olive oil
  10. One-fourth cup red wine vinegar
  11. One tsp Dijon mustard
  12. one minced garlic clove
  13. One tsp honey
  14. To taste, add salt and pepper.


  • Prepare the spaghetti as directed on the package. When done, rinse with cold water and allow to cool.
  • Cool the spaghetti and add the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, black olives, feta cheese, and fresh parsley to a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix the olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, honey, salt, and pepper in a small bowl to make the dressing.
  • After adding the dressing to the salad, carefully toss everything to coat.
  • To let the flavors combine, chill the salad for at least half an hour.
  • Give the salad one more toss before serving, and adjust the seasoning if necessary.

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