Pizza Pasta Summer Salad

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a quick and easy summer salad and very delicious!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1 lb
pkg. vegetable pasta, cooked
1 1/2 c
zesty italian dressing,more if needed
1 c
grape tomatoes
1 medium
green bell pepper, chopped
1 small
pkg. sliced turkey pepperoni
8 oz
pkg. mozzarella cheese sticks, cut up to bite size
1/2 c
diced onion
1/2 c
black or green olives,sliced
1/2 c
swiss cheese, shredded,optional

Step-By-Step

1Cook pasta al-dente; drain,rinse and drain well.
Cut tomatoes in half and add in a large bowl with the chopped bell pepper, onion, olives,mozzarella pieces and the turkey slices.
2Add the vegetable mixture and the pasta together and mix to combine. Pour dressing over all in the bowl..
This can be layered in a abowl or mixed together like suggested.
3Stir in the Swiss cheese.Chill for at least 2 hours, adding more dressing if necessary..sometimes the pasta absorbs the dressing and gets dry. So add extra dressing with disgression. Stir salad well before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Salads, Pizza
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian