Pepperoni Pasta Salad

Great for a cookout or potluck dinner! This salad needs to marinate for the flavors to blend. The pepperoni gives a good ‘zing’ to this recipe. Easy preparation!

This salad holds up well for picnics especially, since it doesn’t have mayo and cheese.

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Pepperoni Pasta Salad

Serves 12

Ingredients

2 cups rotini pasta, uncooked
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1 onion, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in fourths
1 cup pepperoni, cut in pieces
1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
1⁄2 teaspoon italian seasoning
1 cup Italian dressing

Directions

Cook pasta in salted water until a la dente stage. Drain well.

Cut cucumber, leaving portion of peeling on for color. Cut grape tomatoes in fourths.

In a large bowl, mix drained pasta and remaining ingredients. Marinate for at least 5 hours in refrigerate for flavors to blend.

Enjoy!

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