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.
prep time25 Min
cook time15 Min
Ingredients For super pasta salad
tri color rotini pasta noodles
pepperoni from the deli with the largest cut setting possible
roasted red mild peppers
pickled banana pepper mild
crumbled feta cheese garlic or tomato basil flavored
almonds, sliced and garlic roasted (found in produce section)
small of fresh grated parmesan cheese
bottles of italian dressing with romano or parmesan cheese in the dressing
How To Make super pasta salad
Boil the pasta noodles as the package requires till aldente
after 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
In a large plastic bowl with lid put in the following ingredients
cut the thickly sliced pepperoni from deli into chunks
cut the tomatoes in half
snip the green onion sprigs into the salad
chop the bell pepper and slice the cucumber to a 1/4 of inch
drain 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
when the pasta is cooled and completely drained add to the bowl and add the cheeses and almonds
after shaking up the dressing, squeeze one bottle of dressing into the bowl
put 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.
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