Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by Sue Lau

This is a favorite at picnics, barbecues or with sub sandwiches. I love the artichokes and pine nuts, they go so well in this recipe.

Top Review by rickoholic83

What a great use for the marinade of artichoke hearts! Very clever. I doubled the recipe and took it to school to share with my colleagues. They loved it, as did I. This is definitely a recipe I will use often in the summer. Thanks for sharing, Sue! ***Made for PRMR***

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. Chop artichokes, and save the marinade in the jar.
  3. Mix the pasta with the artichokes, roasted peppers, mozzarella, spinach, and green chilies, stirring to mix well.
  4. In a small bowl, blend the artichoke marinade with the mayonnaise, Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, and black pepper.
  5. Toss with pasta mixture, until everything is evenly coated.
  6. Chill before serving, several hours is best.

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