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Pepperoni Pasta Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pepperoni Pasta Salad
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce rotini pasta, whole wheat, dry
  • 1/8 medium onion, red
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms, brown, Italian, or Crimini
  • 4 serving turkey pepperoni
  • 2 cup spinach

Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup vinegar, red wine
  • 1 tablespoon basil, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon mustard, dijon

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes

Instructions

  • Prepare pasta according to package instructions. Drain and allow to cool.
  • While pasta is cooking, dice onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, and mushrooms; cutĀ pepperoni slices into quarters and chop spinach. Toss these ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add pasta to the mixing bowl with the veggies.
  • Mince garlic and add to a small bowl or dressing shaker, along with the remaining dressing ingredients; stir or shake until emulsified.
  • Pour dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  • Serve at room temperature for best flavor; serve grapes on the side.