Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 0 mins

I make this the night before I want to serve it and refrigerate. The seasonings get to mix/mingle that way. Makes for a more robust flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Place in a large salad bowl.
  3. Add the next 12 ingredients; mix well.
  4. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, shake oil and lemon juice.
  5. Pour over salad and toss.
  6. Cover and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight.
  7. Stir before serving.


Most Helpful

I made this as a side so didn't use the pasta or the pepperoni. I made it in the morning and we had it for dinner. The assortment of spices gives this a very nice flavor. The basil stands out. We really loved the garbanzo beans. I'm making this again with the pasta and pepperoni, to serve as a luncheon to some friends next week. Thanks for a delicious recipe, Nurse Di!

MizzNezz September 15, 2002

I made this to take to a cook-out yesterday. What a hit. The salad is full of herbs and spices and that is what makes it taste so good. I made this the night before, put in the frig overnight and we were ready to go. Thanks Nurse Di.

jerri822 September 02, 2002

This is sooooooo good. Thank u for a wonderful recipe. I left the pepperoni out, and served it w/soup. Me and my hubbie both luved it. I did leave it to mariante for 24hrs, which might hv been too long. I think when I was making it (and eating it) it tasted better. 24hrs. later it had lost a lot of moisture. I think 2-3hrs marination should be sufficient next time I make it-which will be very soon! Great recipe, and sooooo easy!

Fandoos October 30, 2002

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