Awesome Pasta Salad


This pasta salad with pepperoni, tomatoes, and provolone cheese is the best I've ever eaten, and people request it frequently. It's a very easy, light-tasting side dish for a picnic or dinner.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package fusilli (spiral) pasta

  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

  • ½ pound provolone cheese, cubed

  • ½ pound salami, cubed

  • ¼ pound sliced pepperoni, cut in half

  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 1 (10 ounce) can black olives, drained

  • 1 (4 ounce) jar pimentos, drained

  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    Overhead of pasta salad ingredients in various bowls and containers.

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  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook fusilli in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain.

  3. Combine fusilli with tomatoes, cheese, salami, pepperoni, green pepper, olives, and pimentos in a large bowl. Pour in salad dressing; toss to coat.

    Overhead of pasta salad in a large bowl having Italian dressing poured over the top of it.

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  4. Enjoy!

    close up on a large bowl of pasta salad, with pasta, tomatoes, salami, pepperoni, peppers and cheese


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

310 Calories
18g Fat
26g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 310
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 913mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 244mg 5%

* 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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