Salami & Provolone Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
Everyone needs a perfect pasta salad that’s easy to make, especially on busy nights when your family wants a dish that’s fast, light and cool. This is just the thing. —Jill Donley, Warsaw, Indiana
Salami & Provolone Pasta Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups uncooked cellentani pasta or elbow macaroni
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 4 ounces provolone cheese, cubed (about 1 cup)
  • 4 ounces hard salami, cubed (about 1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • Optional: Additional Italian salad dressing and minced fresh basil


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine pepper, cheese and salami.
  2. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water. Add to pepper mixture. Drizzle with 1/3 cup dressing and toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour. If desired, stir in additional dressing to moisten and sprinkle with basil before serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without optional ingredients): 244 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 575mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein.