Salads

Creamy Pasta Salad

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Full of fresh, flavorful ingredients, this Creamy Pasta Salad recipe is a quick and easy dish for picnics, potlucks, or light and satisfying dinners. The Italian-inspired ingredients like pepperoni, mozzarella, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, and fresh herbs are tossed in a Creamy Italian dressing for a crowd-pleasing meal that makes summer entertaining easy!

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2 cups (about 7 ounces) uncooked rotini pasta (about 4 cups cooked)
3/4 cup creamy Italian salad dressing
1 cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes
1 sweet bell pepper (any color), seeded and chopped
½ cup mini or diced pepperoni
½ cup sliced black olives
½ cup cubed fresh mozzarella
¼ cup chopped fresh basil
3 T mayonnaise
  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water according to package instructions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside to cool completely.
  2. While the pasta cooks, prepare the...
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Nutritions

Calories
100

Sodium
214mg
8% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
0.5g
2% DV