Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is the most delicious salad I've had in a long time. The dressing is just fabulous and is included with the recipe. The taste is very fresh. This is perfect for lunch, or a potluck.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, drain giardiniera, reserving 3/4 cup liquid.
  2. In a large bowl, combine giardiniera, broccoli, mozzarella, salami, ham, pepperoni, green pepper and olives. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stir into meat mixture.
  3. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, pepper, salt and reserved giardiniera liquid. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.


Most Helpful

First of all, I halved the recipe. I could not find whole wheat pasta shells, but wanted to keep with the healthy intent, so I substituted whole wheat rotini. I could not find turkey pepperoni, then realized I don't really like pepperoni, so I left it out. Everything else was as written. It was very tasty and would be great for a potluck or cookout. I'm sure I will be enjoying this frequently. Made for Please Review My Recipe Tag Game.

JackieOhNo! March 19, 2009

i made this for my anniversary weekend with my bf. we had it as part of a picnic at the beach. he loved the dressing, and said it was better than his fave. italian place. thank you!

cooking_with_gass October 09, 2009

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