Simple Way to Make Tasty Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad. Use colorful corkscrew pasta to make a festive cold salad packed full of fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, cucumbers, broccoli and mushrooms. Toss with your favorite Italian-style salad dressing and chill to let the flavors blossom before serving. The veggies match the colors in the tri-colored pasta.

Pasta Salad Pasta salad is the perfect party food. Choose from among these popular renditions for your next picnic or potluck. For your next potluck or picnic, make a delicious and easy pasta salad. You can have Pasta Salad using 13 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Pasta Salad

  1. You need 1 lb of spiral macaroni.
  2. Prepare 1 small jar of olives.
  3. It’s 1 of diced onion.
  4. You need 1 of bell pepper.
  5. You need 1 of large tomato.
  6. It’s 1/4 lb of provolone cheese.
  7. It’s 1/4 lb of hard salami.
  8. You need 1/4 lb of pepperoni.
  9. Prepare 3/4 cup of vegetable oil.
  10. You need 1/2 cup of vinegar.
  11. You need 1 tbs of oregano.
  12. You need to taste of onion and garlic salt.
  13. You need to taste of salt and pepper.

With so many varieties—Italian pasta salad, chicken pasta salad, and other party-ready recipes—there's no need to rely on the same recipe every time. Switch it up with our pasta salads featuring fresh veggies and flavorful herbs. The ultimate in light, convenience cooking, pasta salad is the ideal take-along for workplace lunches and weekend picnics. Remember that the pasta will plump as it cooks, and you want pasta salad to have a generous combination of pasta and vegetables in each bite.

Pasta Salad instructions

  1. Cook macaroni according to directions on box. Drain..
  2. Dice olives, onions, tomato, cheese, and meat in large bowl..
  3. In separate bowl combine oregano, oil, and vinegar..
  4. Pour mixture over pasta, veggies, cheese, and meat..
  5. Add dash of onion and garlic salt and salt and pepper..

This pleasing pasta salad is like eating a BLT in a bowl. Filled with crispy bacon, chopped tomato, celery and green onion, the sensational salad is coated with a tangy mayonnaise and vinegar dressing. It's a real crowd-pleaser! —Norene Wright, Manilla, Indiana The bits of bright red and green in this easy macaroni salad remind me of fun confetti. The inspiration for the dish came from a recipe I found in a church cookbook when I was a young writer responsible for a newspaper's food section. Pasta salad with the dressing on it can be stored for later with no problems.