Antipasti Pasta Salad recipe is loaded with veggies, cheeses, herbs, and meats and coated in a simple balsamic and olive oil dressing.
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Antipasti Pasta Salad

Antipasti Pasta Salad recipe is loaded with veggies, cheeses, herbs, and meats and coated in a simple balsamic and olive oil dressing.
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 12
Calories: 415kcal
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 lb cavatappi pasta
  • 5 ounces pepperoni, chopped
  • 5 ounces salami, chopped
  • 3 ounces sliced black olives
  • 8 ounces mozzarella pearls
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup scallions, diced
  • .7 ounce package Italian dressing seasoning
  • 1/4 cup roasted red pepper, chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

Dressing

Instructions

Salad

  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Strain and run cold water over it to stop the cooking process.
  • Combine pasta with all other salad ingredients in a large bowl and cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.

Dressing

  • Whisk together dressing ingredients and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • After chilling, mix together salad and dressing and serve. 

Notes

This salad has the most flavor after combining the salad and dressing and allowing to refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition

Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 940mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 24.2mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1.3mg