Tri Color Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing
This Italian pasta salad is perfect for a crowd! With fresh veggies, a tangy dressing, and lots of pasta, you can serve this as a side dish at your next barbeque.
- 12 ounces tri-color pasta
- 3 ounces sliced pepperoni
- 2 large carrots
- ½ red onion
- 1 broccoli head
- 6 ounces canned olives
- 2 cup Italian salad dressing, I like Kraft Tuscan House Italian Dressing
- 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
Cook the pasta according to package directions and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain and place in a large mixing bowl to cool in the refrigerator.
15 minutes before serving, cut the pepperoni slices in half.
Peel and slice the carrots, chop the red onion, and chop the broccoli flowerettes into bite-sized pieces.
Add the pepperoni, vegetables, and olives to the cooled pasta.
Add half of the Italian dressing and stir to combine.
Add half of the cheese and mix well.
Mix in the rest of the dressing and finish with the remaining cheese on top.
Serving: 1servingCalories: 345kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 14gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 821mgPotassium: 383mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2646IUVitamin C: 56mgCalcium: 169mgIron: 1mg