Recipe by MENTHA
"This is the pasta salad that my mom makes. It's even better the day after."
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red bell pepper, chopped
red onion, chopped
1 (2 ounce) can
sliced black olives
1 (6 ounce) can
artichoke hearts, drained
chopped fresh broccoli
salami, cut into strips
pepperoni, each piece cut into 4
mozzarella cheese, cut into strips
Italian-style salad dressing, divided
grated Parmesan cheese
chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste
It drives me crazy when people change the recipe then rate the original recipe! I followed RECIPE EXACTLY...it WAS GREAT! I love pasta salad but never really made my own until this recipe. Since making the original recipe, I have played with it a little, I added green olives also. IT ALWAYS COMES OUT GREAT. Thank you.
While the dressing is enough for the noodles, the ratio is off between them and the other ingredients. It was good and I will make again, but only with some changes especially less meat.
This is a great dish, very colorful. I made a few adjstments however. I like to make this salad a day in advance to let the flavors mix together. I add the garlic when i first make it. I also eliminated the peperoni and decreased the salami to 1/4 lb. One pound of meat is too much for this dish. Finally, i use Kraft Roasted Red Peppper with Parmesan dressing. The dressing really makes the salad.
Fantastic! I omitted almost half of the ingredients and it's still good. I left out the artichoke, black olives, zucchini, garlic, red onion and salami. I used the KraftsRoasted Red pepper Italian Dressing with Parmesan. I can't wait until tomorrow. I'm trying to allow the flavors a chance to blend.
I thought this was good but not the best I have had. I felt that there was a little too much meat and cheese. I would definitely cut that back the next time.
I MADE THIS FOR A PARTY AND IT WAS A BIG HIT!!! I MADE MY OWN ITALIAN DRESSING AND DID NOT ADD THE ZUCCHINI ( RAN OUT OF IT)
I ALSO SOAKED THE ARTICHOKE HEARTS TO GET MOST OF THE VINAGAR TASTE OUT.
WILL MAKE AGAIN!!!!!!!
this is a great and easy summer pasta salad to make for
BBQ's. Followed exactly except I left out salami. Thanks for a keeper!!
This was quite good and versitile. I added some fresh spinach and my own vinaigrette.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Summer Pasta Salad II
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 326
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