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Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

(3 Votes)
Updated April 06, 2017
Creamy Italian Pasta Salad
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
10 Min

You'll love this creamy pasta salad with a flavorful Italian twist! Our Creamy Italian Pasta Salad makes a great side dish or warm-weather main dish. It features some of our favorite Italian ingredients, like tomatoes, basil, and olives.

What You'll Need:
  • 8 ounces twist pasta
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup ripe olives, cut in half
What To Do:
  1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until tender; drain, rinse, and drain.
     
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, garlic, basil, salt, and black pepper. Add pasta, cherry tomatoes, green pepper, and olives; toss to coat well. 
     
  3. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
     
Notes

Feel free to add other colorful veggies, like cut-up carrots or red onion or whatever you have on hand.

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I add cubed mozzarella cheese and pepperoni

Another one dish meal. Just add pre-cooked diced chicken or leftover Rotisserie chicken. - cllM

This is how i do mine too!!! This way u dont have to use as much mayo.. It's really delicious

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