Easy Italian Pasta Salad

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By Beth Pierce
from Old Monroe, MO

This Easy Italian Pasta Salad is so simple and so attractive that you can make it for a weeknight meal, lunch or even for a crowd. A great pasta salad can be enjoyed anytime of the year. It combines rotini pasta, salami, fresh bell peppers, mozzarella cheese, artichoke hearts, grape tomatoes, sweet red onions and freshly grated Parmesan cheese tossed lightly with Italian dressing.

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serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  •   16 oz
    rotini pasta dry
  •   1/2 c
    diced italian style salami
  •   1 1/2 c
    finely chopped bell peppers
  •   1 c
    sliced grape tomatoes
  •   1 c
    small cubed mozzarella cheese
  •   1 c
    drained chopped artichoke hearts
  •   1 c
    grape tomatoes sliced in half
  •   1/4 c
    thin sliced red onion
  •   1/4 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  •   1 c
    italian dressing
  •   2 Tbsp
    fresh chopped italian parsley
  •  
    salt and pepper

How To Make

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain well and cool.
  • 2
    In large bowl combine cooked rotini pasta, salami, chopped bell peppers, mozzarella cheese, artichoke hearts, grape tomatoes, red onions and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Toss with Italian dressing