Pasta Salad Recipe


This is a tasty, easy, Italian/American pasta salad recipe. The spiral shaped pasta holds the flavor of the dressing in all those little rings. The dressing is loaded with zesty flavor that mixes perfectly with the vegetables.

Sure to be a hit with any meal, this pasta salad is expecially perfect for picnics and barbecues.

Pasta Salad


Salad Ingredients:

2 cups cooked rotini pasta, drained (about 1 cup uncooked)
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup cubed provolone cheese
1 carrot, cut into julienne strips
1/4 cup minced red onion
1 (2 1/4 oz.) can sliced pitted black olives
1/4 pound salami, chopped

Dressing Ingredients:

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
3 to 4 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil, or to taste


1. Combine pasta, red pepper, green pepper, cheese, carrot, onion, olives and salami in a large bowl.

2. Thoroughly mix the olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar, mustard and basil in a small bowl.

3. Pour dressing mixture over pasta. Toss to coat.

4. Cover and refrigerate at leat 3 hours before serving.




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