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pizza pasta summer salad

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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

★★★★★ 2
serves 6 to 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For pizza pasta summer salad

  • 1 lb
    pkg. vegetable pasta, cooked
  • 1 1/2 c
    zesty italian dressing,more if needed
  • 1 c
    grape tomatoes
  • 1 md
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 sm
    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

How To Make pizza pasta summer salad

  • 1
    Cook 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.
  • 2
    Add 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.
  • 3
    Stir 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.