Layered Italian Pasta Salad
 
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Delicious summer salad
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 box (16 oz) rotini pasta
  • 1 cup prepared Italian Dressing Mix
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup pepperoni, cut into quarters
  • 8 oz Mozzarella Cheese, cubed
  • ½ cup sliced green onions
  • ½ cup pimento-stuffed green olives, sliced
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese
Seasoning
  • ½ tablespoon garlic salt
  • ½ tablespoon dried oregano leaves
  • ½ tablespoon dried basil leaves
  • ½ tablespoon dried parsley
Instructions
  1. Cook and drain pasta according to direction on box, rinse in cold water
  2. Chop all vegetables, pepperoni and cheese
  3. Layer one third of the pasta in a large bowl, top with pepperoni, tomatoes, peppers, green onions and olives
  4. Mix seasonings, sprinkle 1 tablespoon on top of vegetables
  5. Repeat layers 2 times
  6. Top with cubed Mozzarella Cheese and grated Parmesan Cheese
  7. Combine Vinegar, water, oil and Italian seasoning packet
  8. Pour Italian Dressing over Salad
  9. Note: you can also use bottle Italian dressing
  10. Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours
  11. Toss gently just before serving
  12. Store leftovers in refrigerator
Recipe by Pocket Change Gourmet at https://pocketchangegourmet.com/layered-italian-pasta-salad/