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lori's favorite pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lori Coble
Raleigh, NC

I had a salad similar to this at my favorite restaurant and loved it, I played around with ingredients until I got the taste I wanted. I've added chopped grilled chicken or chopped salami, but I prefer it without any meat.

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For lori's favorite pasta salad

  • 1 box
    barilla piccolini mini rotini
  • 1 c
    finely chopped broccoli florets
  • 1/2 c
    drained roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped black olives
  • 3/4 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic, finely grated using a microplane
  • 1 c
    light mayonnaise

How To Make lori's favorite pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package, add the broccoli during the last two minutes of cooking time; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli, roasted red peppers, black olives, parmesan cheese, salt and onion powder. In a separate bowl, mix the grated garlic and mayonaisse, combine well. Add the mayo mixture to the pasta mixture and stir well until everything is thoroughly combined. Serve chilled

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