Total Time
40mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I just started my venture into cooking with my mom. We had a craving for pasta salad and I decided to make an Italian-style pasta salad. Even though they usually have an "antipasto" which uses lettuce, meats, and cheeses, I decided to combine the best of both worlds. This is my first successful self-made dish and it's really easy to make, really good for you, and really tasty. I use Muenster cheese because I like a milder cheese and a little pepper jack for a twist. You can use any cheese you like. (I'm a novice in cooking so I made instructions very descriptive. It's not as much work as it sounds.)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Slice cheese into 1/2" cubes.
  2. Turn bell peppers on their side and slice thin, then cut the slices in half.
  3. Slice tomato into small cubes.
  4. Slice cucumber into thin slices, then halve slices.
  5. Slice salami into 1/4" rectangles as if you would put them on a cracker.
  6. Boil pasta.
  7. Mix salami,cucumber,peppers,cheese,aˆÝ tomato with pasta.
  8. Add italian dressing and mix.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Refrigerate until pasta is cold (few hours is fine) and serve.

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