Antipasto Curly Pasta Salad

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! A touch of Italy is easy with this ready-in-30-minutes pasta salad.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
3
tablespoons cold water
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1
cup cubed salami
4
oz Provolone cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 cup)
1/2
cup finely chopped red onion
1
jar (7.5 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1
can (6 oz) pitted small ripe olives, drained
1
jar (4 oz) sliced pimientos, drained and chopped
1/2
cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together Seasoning mix, water, oil and mustard. Add salami, cheese, onion, artichoke hearts, olives and pimentos; toss gently to combine.
  • 3 Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well. Add pasta to salad mixture; toss gently. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving.

Expert Tips

Make this salad a day ahead, but wait until just before serving to top with the cheese.

Use about a 3-oz package of sliced pepperoni instead of the salami.

For a heartier salad, stir in a can kidney beans that you've rinsed and drained.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
1560mg
1560%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.