Pizza Pasta Salad
 
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A colorful make ahead pasta salad with a pizza flair, perfect for a summer party. Recipe from PocketChangeGourmet.com. Adapted from Pillsbury
Ingredients
  • 1 package (16 ounce) uncooked rotini pasta
  • 1-2 cups zesty Italian dressing
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 package (small) sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 8 ounces mozzarella, cubed
  • ½ cup green onion, sliced
  • ½ cup green olives, sliced
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Seasoning Blend
  • ½ tablespoon garlic salt
  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano
  • ½ tablespoon dried sweet basil
  • ½ tablespoon dried parsley
Instructions
  1. Cook and drain pasta, rinse with cold water
  2. In a 3 or 4 quart bowl, layer 4 cups of pasta, 1 tablespoon seasoning blend, tomatoes, green bell pepper, remaining pasta, remaining seasoning blend, pepperoni, mozzarella, green onions and olives.
  3. Pour dressing over salad, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
  4. Refrigerate at least 2 hours
Recipe by Pocket Change Gourmet at http://pocketchangegourmet.com/memorial-day-cook-out-pizza-pasta-salad/