Quick Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

25min | 12 servings | 371 cal

“A quick and flavorful pasta salad with salami and bell peppers.”


1 12-oz package tri-color rotini pasta
¾ lb Italian salami, finely diced
½ green bell pepper, sliced
½ red bell pepper, sliced
½ red onion, chopped
1 cup Italian-style salad dressing
1 6-oz can black olives, sliced
8 oz small, fresh mozzarella balls (ciliegine)
3 0.7-oz packages dry Italian-style salad dressing mix, to taste
½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded



Prep: 15min | Cook: 10min | Ready in: 25min


Step 1

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water until cool.

Step 2

Combine rotini, salami, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, red onion, salad dressing, black olives and mozzarella cheese in a large bowl. Mix dry salad dressing into pasta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.