~ Italian Rigatoni Salad ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This pasta side is always a welcomed dish at our picnics. It makes for a great potluck dish as well. If you don't like artichokes, just leave them out. I did this time.


Enjoy!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

NOTE: THE PASTA WILL ABSORB MOST OF THE DRESSING AS IT CHILLS, SO IF YOU LIKE A SOUPIER SALAD, YOU MIGHT WANT TO DOUBLE THE DRESSING OR MAKE 1/2 MORE THE DRESSING RECIPE

2 oz
each, salami & pepperoni, cut into strips
2 c
small rigatoni cooked al dente, drained and rinsed
1 tsp
jarred minced garlic
1/2 c
sweet red bell pepper
8 oz
artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1/2 c
whole black olives, cut in half
3 Tbsp
minced red onion
1 small
carrot, sliced, thin
1
roma tomato, seeded and diced
4 - 6 oz
block, mozzarella cheese, cubed

DRESSING

1/4 c
oil
2 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
2 tsp
salad supreme seasoning
1 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
each - dried oregano, salt & dried basil
3/4 tsp
dry mustard

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to box.

In a small bowl, mix seasonings, oil, vinegar, sugar. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, mix cold pasta with artichokes, garlic, olives, peppers, carrot, salami, pepperoni and cheese.

Toss dressing with pasta ingredients to coat. Cover and chill for a couple hours. Stir and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads, Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Picnic Picks!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy