Pizza Pasta Salad

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Brandi Kirkpatrick

By
@IdGirl25

My students are gonna hate me for using them as guinea pigs. This was another recipe I had my students do first, and it was fabulous!
There are so many combinations you can make, I did make them do a "Supreme" pizza version because I was wanting them to try more vegetables.
Also, this was originally from Allrecipes.com and the reviews were mixed on whether it was better at room temp or cold. I personally liked it at room temp AFTER the dressing soaked in a bit.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
TONS!
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    1 package pasta, shape of your choice
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    1 orange bell pepper, finely chopped
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    1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
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    1 bunch green onions, chopped
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    10+ grape tomatoes, halved
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    4-5 fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced/chopped
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    1 package salad pepperoni (minis)
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    1/2 lb sausage, cooked and drained (can substitute with hamburger)
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    1 can sliced black olives, drained
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    2 cloves garlic, minced
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    1 teaspoon dried oregano
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    1/2 teaspoon salt
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    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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    1 cup italian-style salad dressing (can make your own)
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    1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
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    2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Pizza Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente. Rinse in cold water and drain.
  2. In a LARGE bowl, combine cooked pasta, peppers, tomatoes, green onions, mushrooms, pepperoni, sausage, olives, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Toss together.
  3. Right before serving, add dressing and cheese; mix well.

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About Pizza Pasta Salad

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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