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So much to love about this easy Pizza Pasta Salad loaded with pepperoni, olives, bell peppers, tomatoes, onion cheese and pepperocini | tastesbetterfromscratch.com
Pizza Pasta Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
All of the toppings you love from your favorite pizza, transformed into a delicious pasta salad.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Pizza
Unit: clove, cup, ounce, ounce can, teaspoon
Servings: 6
Calories: 398 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces cellentani pasta , cooked and drained, (or other bite size pasta)
  • 2 ounce package Hormel pepperonis
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese , cubed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , quartered
  • 1 green bell pepper , seeded, chopped
  • 2.25 ounce can Sliced olives , drained
  • 1/4 cup red onion , diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoncini or yellow peppers
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
Dressing*
  • cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper , to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water, according to package instructions, until tender. Drain pasta and rinse well with cold water.

  2. Mix dressing ingredients together and pour half of the dressing over the pasta. Toss to coat. 

  3. Add remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Add a little more dressing, to your liking (you may not want to use it all). 

  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir again before serving.

Recipe Notes

*you can substitute ¾ cup store bought Italian dressing

Nutrition Facts
Pizza Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 345mg 14%
Potassium 208mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 26.4%
Calcium 27%
Iron 6.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.