“This idea came from a schoolmate a long time ago. She was a terrible cook but this was the one thing shemanaged to make delicious. You can add any of your favorite ingredients and make tons of variations.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) box tri-color spiral pasta (Bowties and Pene work well too)
  • 1 (6 ounce) package pepperoni slices (you can also use stick pepperoni and just dice it)
  • 1 (8 ounce) packagefresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (5 3/4 ounce) canjumbo olives, halved
  • 12 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Italian dressing (if you can find the Roasted Red Pepper Italian Dressing, go with that one)
  • 12 cup parmesan cheese, to top


  1. Boil Pasta according to package directions. Make sure to drain and cool the pasta before adding other ingredients.
  2. In a large bowl combine all ingredients except the Parmesan Cheese. Let marinade in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  3. Before serving, add Parmesan cheese and toss.
  4. This recipie is great for adding your own ideas. I've made a greek pasta salad using tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, olives, feta cheese and greek dressing. Enjoy!

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