Versatile Pasta Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by lucid501

This is an easy and versatile non-mayo pasta salad, great for potlucks. Veggies can be varied according to your preference or availability.

Top Review by Katzen

Wow, this is good, and a very versatile recipe! I used recipe #413362 to make the Italian Salad Dressing (I highly recommend it!), only instead of using 16oz, I used 1 cup, or 8oz, which was perfect for me, as I prefer light dressing on my pasta salad. I used a red onion, 1/2 each of red, yellow, orange, and green peppers, mini grape tomatoes, and vegetarian salami. I was lucky enough to have shaved parmesan and pitted kalmatta olives in the fridge, and they just added a wonderful touch! Lucid, this is a wonderful, wonderful, recipe! Thanks for posting it! Made for PRMR Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Dice onion, peppers, and tomatoes and add to salad.
  3. Cut pepperonis into quarters and add to pasta mixture. Toss all with entire bottle of Italian dressing.
  4. Mix Italian seasoning into Parmesan cheese and fold into salad.
  5. Refrigerate overnight for best flavor.
  6. Serve cold.

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