The Best Italian Pasta Salad

This Italian Pasta Salad, loaded with tender pasta, fresh veggies, salami, olives, and cheese, and dressed in tangy homemade dressing, is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, making it the perfect side dish!


– Tricolor pasta – Genoa salami – Grape tomatoes – Mozzarella cheese – Green bell pepper – Red onion – Black olives – Green olives

Cook the pasta according to the package directions until al dente. Drain and rinse well with cold water. Place in a large bowl.

Step 1

Cut the salami into small pieces then add to the bowl with the pasta. Stir in the tomatoes, mozzarella, bell pepper, red onion, black olives, and green olives.

Step 2

In a separate medium-sized bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, parmesan cheese, sugar, salt, pepper, and celery seed until combined.

Step 3

Pour the dressing over the Italian pasta salad and toss, making sure all ingredients are coated in the dressing.

Step 4

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