Pasta Sides

Pasta Salad

This quick and easy Pasta Salad needs an invite to your next BBQ!

Spicy pepperoni & creamy Parmesan cheese tossed into festively colored pasta and all mixed with a zesty Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

What you’ll need is cooked tri-colored rotini pasta, black olives, red bell pepper, parmesan cheese, pepperoni and balsamic vinaigrette

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Cook the pasta according to the box directions, toss with olive oil and set aside to cool

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Slice the black olives in half (unless your smart enough to buy them pre-sliced) and dice the red bell pepper

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Dice the pepperoni stick and cube the block of Parmesan

Add all ingredients to the cooled pasta and give a toss

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Add in 1/3 cup of Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette, toss again and chill for at least an hour

If the pasta salad soaks up too much of the vinaigrette, dress with a few tablespoons more before serving

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Serve alongside your favorite BBQ foods!

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Enjoy!

Simply Sundays! ~ Pasta Salad

  • Servings: 8-10
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

 12 ounce box of tri-colored rotini pasta

Drizzle of olive oil

6 ounces black olives

Medium red bell pepper

8 ounce block parmesan cheese

6 ounce stick of pepperoni

1/3 cup of Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Directions

Cook the pasta according to package instructions; drizzle with olive oil and set aside to cool

Slice the black olives in half; dice the red bell pepper; pepperoni stick and Parmesan cheese.  Toss all into the bowl with the cooled pasta and stir. Add in 1/3 cup of balsamic vinaigrette and chill for at least one hour or up to overnight

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