Pepperoni Pasta Salad Recipe

Pepperoni Pasta Salad Recipe
Staff Writer
Taste of Home

Bottled Italian dressing and pepperoni add zip to this colorful pasta salad combination.

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4
Servings
687
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Cups  uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1  Cup  cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1  Cup  coarsely chopped cucumber
  • small tomato, chopped
  • green onions, chopped
  • 28  pepperoni slices
  • 1/2  Cup  zesty Italian salad dressing

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, cheese, cucumber, tomato, onions and pepperoni. Add salad dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
20g
29%
Sugar
10g
11%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Carbohydrate, by difference
101g
78%
Protein
28g
61%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
237mg
24%
Choline, total
70mg
16%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
144µg
36%
Iron, Fe
11mg
61%
Magnesium, Mg
266mg
83%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
749mg
100%
Selenium, Se
31µg
56%
Sodium, Na
1083mg
72%
Water
68g
3%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

Pepperoni Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pepperoni Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.