Party-Size Italian Pasta Salad

Entertaining a crowd? Try a delicious pasta salad packed with Italian antipasto-inspired ingredients, such as tomatoes, olives, bocconcini and artichoke hearts.

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Prep Time: 15 mins
Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1/2 package Italpasta Tradizionale Scoobi Do, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh basil or basil purée in a tube
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1 cup cocktail bocconcini, halved
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 jars marinated artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup black olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup green olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 4 oz Italian-style salami (such as Genoa salami), cubed
  • 1 can canned cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Instructions

  • Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, Parmesan, mustard, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper until blended; stir in basil. In large serving bowl, toss pasta with dressing. Stirin arugula, bocconcini, cherry tomatoes, artichokes, red onion, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, salami and cannellini beans.
Tips for Zero Food Waste

Chop leftover sun-dried tomatoes and add to pasta sauces, meatloaf, burgers, salads and in bread dough.

Use up leftover tomatoes and olives to make this delicious Herb Roasted Cherry Tomato and Olive Sauce.

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Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 687mg | Fiber: 4.5g | Sugar: 6g