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Recipe: Awesome Pasta Salad

Summary: This is the best pasta salad I’ve ever eaten, and people request it frequently. It’s a very easy, light side dish for a picnic or dinner.

Ingredients

    • 1 (16 ounce) package fusilli (spiral) pasta
    • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1/2 pound provolone cheese, cubed
    • 1/2 pound salami, cubed
    • 1/4 pound sliced pepperoni, cut in half
    • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
    • 1 (10 ounce) can black olives, drained
    • 1 (4 ounce) jar pimentos, drained
    • 1 (8 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and rinse with cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pasta with tomatoes, cheese, salami, pepperoni, green pepper, olives, and pimentos. Pour in salad dressing, and toss to coat.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12

 
Recipe and Photo courtesy of: All Recipes