Pepperoni Pasta Salad Recipe

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Pepperoni Pasta Salad Recipe
Taste of Home

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

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4
Servings
529
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1 Cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1 Cup coarsely chopped cucumber
  • 1 small tomato, chopped
  • 2 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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
32g
50%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
53%
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Protein
17g
35%
Carbs
43g
14%
Vitamin A
89µg
10%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8.2%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.6%
Vitamin C
5mg
9%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
54µg
68%
Calcium
217mg
22%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
28µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
28µg
7%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
46mg
11%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
272mg
39%
Polyunsaturated
9g
N/A
Potassium
294mg
8%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.8%
Sodium
435mg
18%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.3%
Trans
0.6g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
15%

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