Rainbow Pasta Salad I

Rainbow Pasta Salad I


"A terrific Italian-flavored pasta salad with broccoli, pepperoni and cheese."


1 h 25 m servings 415 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 29.1 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 13.9 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 1518 mg
  • 61%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and rinse twice in cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, pepperoni, broccoli, olives, cheese and dressing.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
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  1. 177 Ratings


Delish! Been making this for years. I cook my pasta the day before and marinate them with about 3/4 of the salad dressing. The next day I add the other ingredients and then the remainder of the ...

I gave this 5 starts BUT I used all the suggestions from the other reviewers -but it was AWESOME. It got rave reviews when I took it to my BBQ and DH is asking for it again. He said it is better...

AWESOME AS IS RECIPE! I am picky about pasta salad and THIS WAS VERY GOOD! Since the original recipe, I too have played with it, added other veggies, and it ALWAYS COMES OUT GREAT!

The best pasta salad I ever had. I followed a reviewers suggestion and used Good Seasons dressing. I made a mistake with the first packet and added 1/2 cup of water instead of oil. I left it at ...

I made a number of changes based on preference, and was very pleased with the result. I used hard salami instead of pepperoni, and about 1/2 a bottle of Olive Garden italian dressing. I used b...

My husband and I loved this salad after I made a few changes. I did try it as stated also but we liked it better after the changes. I added parmesan instead of moz. cheese and I only added abo...

I use good seasons italian dressing packets, it's the best dressing for pasta salad i've come across thus far. Cherry/Grape tomatoes and grated parmasean are a must. Artichokes are a nice additi...

I make this for most of the parties and picnics I go to and people always love it! I get lots of comment on how good it looks. The combination of ingredients makes a really nice presentation. ...

This was good, and attractive, but just nothing special about it. I wish it would specify a brand name of Italian dressing since those who tried it and really liked it may have used a bottled d...