Kathy's Delicious Italian Pasta Salad

This delicious pasta salad is always a big hit at parties and it's so easy to make. Everyone is always asking me for the recipe. Try it for yourself with the pasta of your choice.

Kathy's Delicious Italian Pasta Salad

Category: Salad

TIMING & SERVINGS:

Prep Time: 35 Min
Cook Time: N/A
Ready In: 35 Min

This recipe yields: 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry penne pasta
  • 12 ounces roasted red peppers
  • 7 ounces black olives, chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 16 ounces mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 5 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 pound Genoa salami, cut into strips
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • ground black pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente.Drain and rinse under cold running water until cool.
  2. Mix together: red peppers, olives, onion, garlic, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and salami.
  3. Combine in large bowl, pasta and vegetable mixture.Pour in olive oil, balsamic vinegar and black pepper.Mix well together.