Deli-Style Pasta Salad

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by keen5

This keeps for several days and is better as each day passes. Wonderful for weekend guests, potluck or a picnic.

Top Review by internetnut

I gave this 5 stars. My mom makes this and it taste just like deli pasta salad. She makes hers slightly different using a few different ingredients. My mom uses sliced pepperoni, sliced in half black olives, chunked sharp cheddar. She does not use tomatoes, or onions. I've added a few other ingredients to the pasta salad after having them in a pasta salad from a restaurant. I added the tomatoes, sliced mushrooms & broccoli. I also like to use half the dressing the day I make the salad then the rest the next day. I gently fold the salad 2 times each day so the pasta and veggies don't dry out. As a time saver I buy the presliced pepperoni. Thanks for posting a yummy recipe! Christine (internetnut)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, tomatoes, salami, cheese, onion, olives and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Add dressing and toss to coat.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

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