Classic Italian Pasta Salad

Crisco Pure Vegetable Oil
Classic Italian Pasta Salad RecipesRecipe
8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

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2 cups cooked rotini pasta, drained (about 1 cup uncooked)
1 (14 oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained and cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 cup cubed provolone cheese
1 carrot, cut into julienne strips
1/4 cup minced red onion
1 (2 1/4 oz.) can sliced pitted black olives
1/4 pound salami, chopped
1/3 cup Crisco® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
3 to 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil, or to taste

Preparation

Prep: 30 Minutes

1. COMBINE pasta, artichoke hearts, red pepper, green pepper, cheese, carrot, onion, olives and salami in a serving bowl.

2. WHISK olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar, mustard and basil in a small bowl. Pour over pasta. Toss to coat. Season to taste.

3. COVER and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight. Toss before serving.

Created date

November 2009