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Pizza Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Salad is simple, fresh and loaded with all of your favorite pizza toppings. It's perfect for parties, get-togethers, or an easy dinner side!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: italian pasta salad, pizza pasta salad
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 367kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces uncooked rotini or cavatappi pasta (or any kind that you prefer)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 package (8 ounce) mozzarella pearls (or block mozzarella, diced)
  • 1 cup pepperoni halved
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 can (2.25 ounce) sliced black olives
  • ½ red onion sliced
  • Salt and pepper if desired
  • 1-1½ cups prepared Italian dressing
  • Fresh basil for garnish if desired

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and rinse under cold water. Add pasta to a large bowl.
  • Add rest of ingredients, plus salt and pepper (if using). Add dressing and gently toss to coat.
  • Garnish with fresh basil (if desired) and serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to two days before serving.

Notes

  • Pasta salad will keep refrigerated for up to three days.
  • See my tips and tricks for making this Pizza Pasta Salad above the recipe box.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1835mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 698IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 2mg