Recipe: Delicious Pizza Pasta Salad

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Pizza Pasta Salad This pizza pasta salad is one that your whole family will agree on! We add pepperoni, onions, peppers and olives but you can add in your own favorite pizza toppings including sausage, cooked & cooled mushrooms or even sundried tomatoes! Combine tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, peppers, pepperoni, mozzarella, basil and pasta in a big bowl. You can have Pizza Pasta Salad using 12 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Pizza Pasta Salad

  1. You need 2 cups of pasta (any smaller shape).
  2. You need 2 cups of assorted veggies (whatever you'd like to use).
  3. It’s 3/4 cup of mozzarella cheese, cubed or pearls.
  4. It’s 3/4 cup of sliced pepperoni.
  5. It’s 1/4 cup of freshly grated parmesan.
  6. It’s 1/3 cup of olive oil.
  7. It’s 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar.
  8. You need 2 of large cloves garlic, grated or finely minced.
  9. You need 1/2 tsp. of dried oregano.
  10. Prepare 1/2 tsp. of black pepper.
  11. Prepare 1/4 tsp. of salt.
  12. It’s 1/4 tsp. of dried basil.

Whisk garlic salt, oregano or Italian seasoning, tomato paste and vinegar together. This Pizza Pasta Salad is great for summer get togethers! It is loaded with pepperoni, tomatoes, olives, mozzarella and parmesan cheese. We make this pizza pasta salad all the time when we are feeding a crowd, it's the perfect side dish for BBQ's and picnics.

Pizza Pasta Salad instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. I used bowtie pasta. Drain and rinse with cold water. Place in a large bowl and set aside..
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Set it aside..
  3. Add your veggies to the pasta. I used diced red onion, diced bell pepper, and small brocoli florets. Use whatever you'd like. Then add the mozzarella, parmesan and sliced pepperoni. Toss it all together..
  4. Pour the vinaigrette over everything and toss to combine. Chill for 2 or so hours before serving. Store covered in the fridge..

It is also a very kid friendly pasta salad. Pizza Pasta Salad has all the flavors of a delicious pizza in a pasta salad. Mini pepperoni, olives, green bell pepper, cubes of cheese, tomato – all tossed in a vinaigrette in this easy pasta salad. Warm up the leftovers of this Pizza Pasta Salad with marinara sauce for another meal. Add a slice of childhood-favorite flavors to your picnic with this chilled Pizza Pasta Salad recipe.