Super Pasta Salad Recipe

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Super Pasta Salad

Tere' Petrey

By
@petreymom4

This is a salad I put together for a church get-together. It was a hit and the leftovers was brought home and everyone I make it for can not put it down. I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
crowd
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
tri color rotini pasta noodles
1 lb
pepperoni from the deli with the largest cut setting possible
1 pkg
grape tomatoes
4 sprig(s)
green onion
1 medium
bell pepper
1 medium
english cucumber
1 jar(s)
roasted red mild peppers
1 jar(s)
pickled banana pepper mild
1 pkg
crumbled feta cheese garlic or tomato basil flavored
1 pkg
almonds, sliced and garlic roasted (found in produce section)
1 pkg
small of fresh grated parmesan cheese
1-2 large
bottles of italian dressing with romano or parmesan cheese in the dressing

Step-By-Step

1Boil the pasta noodles as the package requires till aldente

2after the pasta is cooked to aldente drain the water off of the noodles then in a strainer add a couple of handfuls of ice and put over noodles as well as run cold water over the noodles so the noodles can be very cool

3In a large plastic bowl with lid put in the following ingredients

4cut the thickly sliced pepperoni from deli into chunks

5cut the tomatoes in half

6snip the green onion sprigs into the salad

7chop the bell pepper and slice the cucumber to a 1/4 of inch

8drain liquid off of the roasted red peppers and drain the liquid off the banana peppers and slice the red peppers; add all to the bowl

9when the pasta is cooled and completely drained add to the bowl and add the cheeses and almonds

10after shaking up the dressing, squeeze one bottle of dressing into the bowl

11put the lid on the bowl and shake the salad vigorously and if the dressing is not enough to coat all ingredients add as much needed from the other bottle. Refrigerate until ready to eat and then enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy