Antipasto Pasta Salad

We love to grill out but living in an apartment definitely limits our ability. Sometimes we go out to the park as a family or with some friends to grill and enjoy each others company. I love to pack a picnic basket with goodies to take with us. My hubby’s favorite side is potato salad and my favorite is antipasto pasta salad. I am sharing my favorite side today!
Last week, hubby got a weekend day off so we went to the park to grill our dinner. We had a very nice evening together and a great dinner. I am sharing the Chicken Shish Kebab recipe in the next post.


Ingredients:
1/2 lb of tri-color fusilli (for fun)
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup chopped banana peppers
1 cup of chopped cherry tomatoes
3/4 cup of chopped salami
3/4 cup of chopped fresh mozzarella cheese
3 tbs olive oil
3 tsp balsamic vinegar
salt and fresh cracked pepper

Directions:
1.  Cook pasta according to the package and cool completely before mixing in the other ingredients.

2. Combine all ingredients but oil and vinegar in a large mixing bowl. Mix well.

3. In a small bowl, combine oil and vinegar, mix vigorously and quickly pour over the pasta salad. Mix well.

Chill before serving!

Enjoy!!

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Comments

  1. This looks so good, and I’ve been wanting to make an antipasto pasta salad! I’m pinning it, thanks for the recipe! 

  2. Mmm! This looks yummy! I pinned it!

    I’m visiting from Country Momma Cooks Link & Greet! :-)

  3. This will be a good way to get my son to eat something other then just cold cuts… unless he just picks out the salami? 
    I will pin this.

  4. I love your serving dish and your photos are perfect!

  5. winnie rottem says:

    Wonderful salad for summer, and it looks great.

  6. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you, Winnie!

  7. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Awww, thanks!

  8. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Hehe, salami is good! Hopefully he will like it all :)

  9. WillCookForSmiles says:

     THank you!

  10. WillCookForSmiles says:

     Thank you! Hope you get a change to make it soon!

  11. Oh my, that looks delicious!!  I need to try that.

  12. Claire Justine says:

    This looks delicious yum yum…thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays :)

  13. Whimsically Homemade says:

    Oh my goodness, going down the ingredient list making my mouth water. I have to make this, it’s got everything I love! Thanks for sharing! 

    Visiting from Whimsically Homemade! 

  14. This looks like the perfect side for a bbq. Looks yummy!  Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.
    Rachel
    adventuresofadiymom.blogspot.com


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