Pizza Pasta Salad

The perfect recipe for a potluck: Pizza Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Salad

Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Pizza Pasta Salad


  • One 16-ounce package small shell pasta
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 1/2 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • One 2.25-ounce can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup prepared Italian dressing
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente; rinse under cold water and drain. Let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, bell peppers, tomato, green onions, mushrooms, pepperoni, olives, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Toss together, then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Just before serving, mix in the dressing and the cheese. Toss well.

One Response to “Pizza Pasta Salad”

  1. postedJan 28, 2010 7:12 AM

    What a great idea! Sounds like it would be fun for a party–need to keep this in mind!

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