Italian-Style Pasta Salad

Italian-Style Pasta Salad

The perfect Italian-Style Pasta Salad for any summer BBQ, potluck or picnic! This classic Italian recipe uses tender black olives, artichokes, mozzarella and peppers.

  • prep
  • 6 servings


  • 12 oz. rotini, penne or bow tie pasta, uncooked.

  • 1 (6 oz.) can Lindsay┬« Ripe Pitted Olives, drained, coarsely chopped.

  • 1 cup drained roasted red peppers or sweet cherry peppers or sliced sweet banana peppers, cut into strips

  • 1 (6-1/2 oz.) jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained, coarsely chopped

  • 1 cup (4 oz.) diced provolone or mozzarella cheese

  • 1 cup (4 oz.) diced salami

  • 1/2 cup light or regular Caesar or Italian salad dressing

  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil or chopped fresh Italian parsley

Cooking Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients.

  3. Drain pasta; add to bowl, tossing well.

  4. Serve at room temperature or chill up to 24 hours before serving. Serve with freshly ground black pepper, if desired.


  • Calories461
  • Fat22g
  • Protein17g
  • Cholesterol34mg
  • Fiber3g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.