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Summer Italian Spaghetti Salad Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: spaghetti salad, summer salad
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 package 16 ounces thin spaghetti, halved (we buy DeLallo)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup cucumber diced
  • 1 cup 5 oz thin salami slices, cut into small pieces (or pepperoni)
  • 1 medium green pepper diced
  • 1/2 small red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup black olives thinly sliced
  • 1 bottle 8 ounces Italian salad dressing (we buy DeLallo brand)
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions, usually 1 minute less in time (el dente); drain and rinse. Add a drizzle of olive oil so pasta does not stick together. Refrigerate until cool. Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. 
  • Place in a large bowl; add tomatoes, cucumber, salami, pepper, red onion, and olives.
  • Combine remaining ingredients; pour over salad and toss to coat. Add the Parmesan cheese; gently stir together. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours; serve!

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Notes

Originally posted JULY 2017