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Reader Recipe: Italian-Style Pasta Salad

I was checking out the Kitchen Goddess group when I came across this salad from Bettyesque. I'm on a bit of a ridiculous olive kick at the moment, and the green and black olives — combined with all the yummy stuff like artichoke hearts and sopressata — just sounded so divine. To check out her original recipe for an Italian-style pasta salad,

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Submitted by TeamSugar member Bettyesque.

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  1. 2 lbs. of tri-colored pasta
  2. 12 oz. of chopped black olives
  3. 16 oz. of green olives
  4. 6 oz. of marinated pimentos
  5. 6 oz. of marinated artichoke hearts — chopped
  6. 1 stick of sopressata — sliced
  7. 1 stick of pepperoni — sliced
  8. 1/2 lb of fresh mozzarella or provolone depending on your taste - cubes or balls
  9. 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  10. 1/2 cup of vinegar balsamic or regular
  11. Italian seasonings to taste
  12. fresh garlic to taste
  13. salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Real simple sugars boil your pasta . . . to al dente . . . drain . . . and put in large bowl.

Throw everything above in there . . . mix and your done. :)

Join The Conversation
FashionKid FashionKid 9 years
yummers
Kristinh1012 Kristinh1012 9 years
I love pastas salad. I think I may make some this weekend. Also if you are not into doing even just this little bit of work, at our grocery stores, they usually either have containers of already made antipasta salad, or an olive bar. You can pick what you want and just mix that with pasta for a REALLY quick salad.
fashionista119 fashionista119 9 years
Mmmmm. I'm vegetarian, so I'd remove the meat, add some form of white beans for protein and DEVOUR.
karlorene karlorene 9 years
omg i wish i was eating that right now
opisnowpro opisnowpro 9 years
looks delicious!
Britni_Marie Britni_Marie 9 years
MMM... I make this with grilled chicken in it and have it for dinner.
gabiushka gabiushka 9 years
Looking good
SugarKim4203 SugarKim4203 9 years
Betty Crocker (I think that's the brand) also makes a pretty good pasta salad that you just boil and add their seasoning. I think it's called Suddenly Salad. I usually find it near the Mac & Cheese at my grocery store. I add olives and tomatoes, but I'm thinking about adding some of the yummy goodness from above too.
anniekim anniekim 9 years
This looks great--especially going into spring. Portable for a picnic. I'd mix both mozz and provolone, I think.
sonnabobble sonnabobble 9 years
i thought this looked really tasty when i saw it the other day...
Kimpossible Kimpossible 9 years
This looks really good. I'd love to know the nutrition values (protein, carbs, fats and calories) on this.
NLM1212 NLM1212 9 years
mix and **you're** done :)
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