We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect Antipasto Pasta Salad. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 30 min to make this recipe. The Antipasto Pasta Salad recipe should make enough food for 4 to 6 servings.
You can add your own personal twist to this Antipasto Pasta Salad recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this Antipasto Pasta Salad recipe.
Ingredients for Antipasto Pasta Salad
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus additional for salting pasta water
- 1 pound fusilli
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan
- Freshly ground black pepper
- One 12-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
- One 12-ounce jar roasted red peppers, drained and sliced into 1/4-inch strips
- One 4.6-ounce jar Kalamata olives, drained and chopped
- 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes
- 4 ounces sliced salami, cut into quarters
- 2 tablespoons torn fresh basil
Directions for Antipasto Pasta Salad
- Bring a pot of generously salted water to boil and cook the fusilli per package instructions. Drain and set aside.
- Whisk together the oil, vinegar, oregano, honey, 2 tablespoons Parmesan and salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the warm pasta, then toss to coat and sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Add the artichokes, red peppers, olives, mozzarella and salami and toss well to combine. Sprinkle with fresh basil.
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- Frying pan
- Cutting board
- Measuring cups
- Wooden Spoon
Categories in this Recipe
- Pasta Salad – Pasta salad (Pasta fredda) is a salad dish prepared with one or more types of pasta, almost always chilled, and most often tossed in a vinegar, oil, or mayonnaise-based dressing. It is typically served as an appetizer, side dish or a main course. Pasta salad is often regarded as a spring or summertime meal, but it can be served year round.