Pizza Pasta Salad Recipe
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Pizza Pasta Salad Recipe

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This pasta salad is a popular addition to summer menus. My children love this salad.—Danielle Carpenter, Vienna, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) cubed part-skim mozzrella cheese
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced pepperoni (about 1-1/2 ounces)

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 382 calories, 25 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 517 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, Parmesan cheese, vinegar, oregano, salt, garlic powder and pepper; shake well.
  2. Drain pasta; rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add pasta. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Pasta Salad in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p16

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 382 calories, 25 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 517 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 14 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

"This was a good pasta salad. I appreciated that it didn't use a bottled Italian dressing. I added fresh basil and some very flavorful Romano cheese."

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Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

"I make this with turkey pepperoni and it is wonderful! My son loves it and it really does taste like pizza. YUMM!"

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2010

"We made this for a 4th of July picnic. We got nothing but compliments. We would make it again, in fact we made it the next day for another picnic."

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2010

"Actually, for years, my husband has made a pasta salad almost identical to this one. I made this with the addition of sliced black olives and it's so delicious and light. Perfect for a summer meal---lunch or dinner!"

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