Antipasto Pasta Salad Recipe (with Italian Dressing)

An easy pasta salad everyone will love!  

 Simple Ingredients

This recipe is loaded with fresh veggies homemade Italian dressing. See recipe card for quantities.  

 How to make  Antipasto Pasta Salad Recipe (with Italian Dressing).

Only a few easy steps for this Italian pasta salad recipe...

Make the Homemade Italian Dressing

Italian Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing  (BEST) This delicious balsamic vinaigrette will make your salads shine, and takes only 5 minutes to prepare!

Cook pasta until al dente. Drain pasta, do not rinse, and toss with ½ cup of the prepared dressing in a large shallow bowl. Let cool for at least 15 minutes.

Place all of your ingredients in a large bowl. Using large salad servers toss all of the ingredients together.

The longer you let it sit in the fridge the more flavorful the pasta salad will taste.

This Italian pasta salad is easy to customize and add meat if you prefer.

See recipe for suggestions.

 HOW LONG DOES PASTA SALAD LAST IN THE FRIDGE? When stored in an airtight container, pasta salad will stay fresh for 3-5 days.

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Ciao! I'm Elena. Welcome to my cucina (kitchen). I was born in Italy and grew up spending my summers on the beaches of Sardegna cooking, eating, and sharing tasty Italian meals. Find all my recipes here...