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5 from 11 votes

Mixed Veggie Salad with Sweet and Sour Dressing

This salad is wonderful to make and enjoy for lunch throughout the week. It's a great side dish and perfect for a potluck. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: sweet and sour dressing, veggie salad
Servings: 10 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 16 ounce bag frozen mixed vegetables of your choice, cooked (I used Kroger Recipe Beginnings Vegetable Soup Mix. Could use fresh veggies, too.)
  • 1 1/2 cups pasta
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped  (could use green onions, too)
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1 15.5 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • Sweet and Sour Salad Dressing Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard could use regular yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine.


  • Cook pasta according to directions. Toss salad ingredients in large salad bowl and add cooked pasta.  Add dressing recipe.

Dressing Instructions

  • Combine ingredients and heat on stove top until just comes to boil.  Let cool. Pour over vegetable salad.  Makes about 10 servings