Antipasto Pasta Salad
Antipasto Pasta Salad - this salad contains all the flavors of your favorite Antipasto Platter but in a salad! Big flavors with just a little work, it's delicious and super easy. It really is a meal in itself or a great side dish at a barbecue. If you like a great salad with tons of flavor, this is an excellent choice and and easy to make!
Servings 6 servings
- 1 12 oz box rotini pasta
- 6 oz package dry salami cota salami & prosciutto (or 6 oz. or your fav Italian deli meat), sliced, combined
- 1/4 cup black olives
- 1/2 cup giardiniera mix
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half
- 1 4 oz jar marinated artichoke hearts
- 1/2 cup dried figs tip removed and sliced into bite sized pieces
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
- Italian Vinaigrette
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning (dried)
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
Cook pasta according to package directions to al dente. Drain well and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Drizzle with olive oil & seasoning salt. Mix well & refrigerate until cool.
While the pasta is cooling, slice the deli meat into small bite sized pieces. Chop the olives & tomatoes, slice the artichoke hearts also. Drain the giardiniera and chop also. Lastly cut the tips off the figs & discard. Chop them into small bite sized pieces.
Add all the pasta and the rest of the ingredients to a salad bowl and top with the salad dressing.
Instructions - salad dressing - Add all of the ingredients to a screw top jar. Shake well to combine. This dressing will keep well in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
Calories: 577kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 1685mg | Potassium: 391mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg