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Italian Pasta Salad
Italian Pasta Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Italian Pasta Salad is always a winner with tri-color rotini pasta loaded with sliced cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, black olives, quartered salami, and diced mozzarella cheese. It's so versatile and always a winner!

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: italian pasta, pasta salad, potluck, summer
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 332 kcal
Author: Chelsea
  • 12 ounces tri-color rotini pasta
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 ounce can of black olives, drained and sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 8 ounces salami, diced into quarters
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, diced into cubes
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup Italian dressing
  1. Cook the tri-color rotini pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse the pasta with cold water and set aside to allow pasta to cool.

  2. In a large bowl, add cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, black olives, bell pepper, red onion, salami, basil, mozzarella cheese, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and Italian dressing and mix together until combined.

  3. Place a covering on the large bowl and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to allow the flavors to combine.

  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Italian Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 176
% Daily Value*
Fat 19.5g30%
Sodium 932mg41%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 14g28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.