Party Pasta Salad Recipe

Party Pasta Salad Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube


Are you hosting a family gathering soon? Make this party pasta salad from Simply Mamá Cooks on YouTube! This salad recipe is a great addition to any parties you’ll host or even potluck parties to attend. It’s super quick and easy to put together and tastes amazing.


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This recipe is guaranteed to become an instant hit, trust me. It’s a versatile recipe you should add to your home cooking staples. Learn how to make by watching the video below for the step by step instructions, or continue reading down for the complete written recipe.


  • 12 oz Rotini pasta
  • 1 to 1/2 cups Italian dressing
  • 4 oz mini pepperoni
  • 3 oz salami
  • 8 oz mozzarella pearls
  • 1 cucumber
  • 6 oz to 8 oz grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 medium red onion
  • 3 oz black olives
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp dry Italian herb blend
  • 1 crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


Step 1

To start, cook the pasta according to its package instructions. After boiling, drain all the water and place it on a large baking sheet. Spread them in a single layer and let them cool completely. In the meantime, prep the other ingredients. Slice the grape tomatoes in half, dice the bell pepper and onion, then roughly chop the cucumber into small chunks.

Cooling off the pasta for the party pasta salad
Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube

Step 2

Add the cooled pasta to a large serving bowl followed by the grape tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, onion, black olives, sliced salami, pepperoni, and mozzarella pearls. Sprinkle 1 tsp dry Italian herb blend, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1 crushed red pepper flakes, and 1/4 tsp ground black pepper. Lastly, add 1 to 1/2 cups of Italian dressing, 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, and 1/4 cup fresh parsley. Gently toss everything together. Serve and enjoy!

Tossing the party pasta salad
Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube

Party Pasta Salad Recipe

Party Pasta Salad Recipe

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