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Wheely-Good Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


12 servings

Red pepper pieces accent this yummy side dish, and the pasta wheels really drive the theme home. —Amber Kimmich, Powhatan, Virginia
Wheely-Good Pasta Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (16 ounces) wagon wheel pasta
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 can (3.8 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano
  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) creamy Parmesan Romano salad dressing


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large serving bowl, combine the pasta, cheese, red pepper, olives and oregano. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 414 calories, 26g fat (8g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 571mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein.

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  • Ash
    Feb 3, 2019

    Any dressing works with this especially an oil

  • paul111
    Jul 10, 2017

    I liked this one...not a big fan of olives but I put them in anyway and they seemed to work. Could not find the parmesan/romano dressing, used parmesan pepper instead and it was tasty.

  • Angel182009
    Aug 9, 2016

    This was a great recipe to put together to pair with the things we grill out during the summer.

  • koberdeck58
    May 25, 2010

    I also like to add more diced veg