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disappearing pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nancy Felice-Arkinstall
Hollister, CA

Everyone I've ever served this to absolutely loves it. If you have any left over, the flavor gets better as it sits.

(1 rating)
yield 8 -12
prep time 45 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For disappearing pasta salad

  • 1 pkg
    tri-color rotini or 1 lb. cooked cheese tortellini
  • 2 jar
    (small jar) artichoke hearts, drained and well chopped
  • 2 - 3
    carrots, grated
  • 2
    zucchini, grated
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmigiana reggiano cheese
  • 1/4 c
    grated pecorino romano cheese
  • 4-5 oz
    crumbled feta cheese
  • 1
    cruet good seasons italian dressing (or your favorite bottled italian dressing)
  • 3/4 c
    drained, sliced black olives (optional)

How To Make disappearing pasta salad

  • 1
    In a large glass bowl, grate carrots, zucchini and cheese. Drain and chop up artichoke hearts; place on top of cheese. If using olives, drain and pour on top of artichoke hearts.
  • 2
    Boil your pasta until desired doneness. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool pasta.
  • 3
    Put pasta in a large mixing bowl (either Pyrex or the big Tupperware bowl). Add carrots, zucchini, cheese, artichoke hearts and olives. Crumble Feta cheese over all ingredients. Pour Italian dressing over the top.
  • 4
    Mix well and cover. Let sit in refrigerator for at least 8 hours or overnight, mixing well 2 times to let flavors meld.

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