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Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is basically the pasta salad my mom made growing up. I like it with lots of meat, cheese & veggies and smaller amounts of pasta. It's easy to alter as well

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Cut the ham, tomatoes, cucumber and cheese into bite size pieces and put into bowl.
  3. Drain pasta and add to bowl.
  4. Add olive oil and spices and mix everything together.
  5. Note: this works best if pasta has had a chance to cool so it won't melt the cheese.
  6. Note: other additions include olives, different cheeses, elbow macaroni, or italian dressing instead of olive oil and spices.
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Awesome! This is a great salad. We made it exactly as posted. It turned out to be much more than I expected (lasted us 4 days) but then I saw that it does serve 8. My husband loved it but said he would like to have it for a picnic without the ham. Great recipe, HobbysGirl!!! Thanks!! Made for PAC 2012