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Pepperoni-Artichoke Pasta Salad

Everyone loves a good pasta salad, and this one will make ’em feel like you fussed. Convenient store-bought dressing, artichoke hearts, olives, pepperoni and mozzarella cubes give it extra flavor and flair. mdash;Clara Coulson Minney, Washington Court House, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1 cup cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • 1 small red onion, halved and sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the mozzarella cheese, artichokes, olives, pepperoni, onion, Parmesan cheese and green pepper.
  • Drain pasta and rinse in cold water. Add to salad. Drizzle with salad dressing and toss to coat. Chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 270 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 840mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.

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