Classic Italian Pasta Salad

Italian pasta salad recipe is loaded with olives, tomatoes, cheese and more! Easy Italian pasta salad has the best flavor and will be a hit. Pasta salad with Italian dressing is the perfect side dish.Bring this Easy pasta salad recipe to parties, BBQ's and more! Cold pasta salad with Italian dressing is so easy.
Italian pasta salad recipe is loaded with olives, tomatoes, cheese and more! Easy Italian pasta salad has the best flavor and will be a hit. Pasta salad with Italian dressing is the perfect side dish.Bring this Easy pasta salad recipe to parties, BBQ's and more! Cold pasta salad with Italian dressing is so easy.
Ingredients

  • (1) 16 ounce package of rotini pasta (We love the multi-colored)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 pound mozzarella cheese cubed
  • 1/2 pound sliced pepperoni cut in half
  • 1 large green bell pepper diced
  • 1 can of black olives 10 oz, drained
  • 8 oz Italian dressing
  • 6 oz shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Bring a large of of water to a boil.
  • Add pasta and cook until al dente. You want your pasta firm.
  • Drain, and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pasta with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, green pepper, and black olives.
  • Pour the Italian dressing over the top. Add in the Parmesan cheese and stir to coat.
  • Let sit in the refrigerator for at least one hour for the flavors to come together.