A great cold pasta salad that can taste like your favorite pizza... depending on what toppings you like!

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain. Transfer to large serving bowl.

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  • Place green and red bell peppers, tomato, mushrooms, olives, and pepperoni in the bowl of pasta.

  • Whisk mayonnaise, Italian dressing, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat evenly. Top with mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan cheese. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to chill before serving.

Cook's Note:

You can use any type of short pasta and customize the ingredients to match your favorite pizza.

Nutrition Facts

404.3 calories; 12.8 g protein; 36.1 g carbohydrates; 26.5 mg cholesterol; 851.6 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (3)

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Rating: 5 stars
06/08/2020
I used turkey pepperoni!! So delicious!! Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
06/08/2020
I used turkey pepperoni!! So delicious!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/18/2017
We LOVED this pasta salad! I thought it was going to end up being on the dry side but it wasn't at all. Loved the flavors in this...a definite keeper YUM! Thanks for sharing.:) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/08/2020
I used turkey pepperoni!! So delicious!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/03/2018
I used elbow macaroni because I had some leftover. I halved the recipe but should have added the dressing gradually as it seemed to overwhelm. It was very creamy but I'd reduce the amount of dressing just a personal preference. I didn't add tomato and only used red peppers and a small amount of fresh mushrooms. Good to try but I prefer oil-based Italian pasta salads when using pepperoni. Read More