Summer Pasta Salad II


This is the pasta salad that my mom makes. It's even better the day after.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
10 servings


  • 1 pound rotini/corkscrew pasta

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 small zucchini, sliced

  • 1 small red onion, chopped

  • 1 (2 ounce) can sliced black olives

  • 1 (6 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh broccoli

  • ½ pound salami, cut into strips

  • ½ pound pepperoni, each piece cut into 4

  • ½ pound mozzarella cheese, cut into strips

  • 2 cups Italian-style salad dressing, divided

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 tomato, quartered


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add rotini pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and rinse under cold water.

  2. In a bowl combine cooked pasta, red pepper, zucchini, onion, olives, artichoke hearts, broccoli, salami, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. Toss until well mixed. Pour on one cup of the dressing and mix well. Cool in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

  3. When ready to eat, toss with remaining one cup of dressing, Parmesan cheese, parsley, salt, pepper and garlic. Garnish with tomato wedges

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

505 Calories
36g Fat
25g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 505
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 47%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 1901mg 83%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 26mg 131%
Calcium 223mg 17%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 301mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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