Best Ever!!!!! Italian Pasta Salad

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    ounces cooked tri color rotini noodles
  • 1
    slice smoked deli ham, cut on no. 10 diced
  • 3
    slices deli hard salami, cut on no. 10 diced
  • italian seasoning, any will do. I use (Red monkey Organic grinder-Zest italian, freshly ground to taste.)
  • 16
    ounces newman's own family recipe Italian dressing (1 bottle)
  • 15 -20
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2
    scallions, sliced thin (green onion)
  • 1
  • 14
    ounces marinated artichoke hearts, diced
  • sliced black olives (2 of the small cans)
  • 1
    cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 14
    cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1
    cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • red wine vinegar (I use just a splash or two)
  • 12
    teaspoon pepper
  • 14
    teaspoon salt (If needed)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta according to directions.
  • Rinse in cold water.
  • Combine pasta, artichoke hearts, olives, onions, and the cheeses, dressing, and rest of veggies, ham and salami; toss and mix well.
  • Taste to adjust seasoning, vinegar, or EVOO.
  • Cover and chill pasta salad for at least 2 hours or overnight is best.
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