Italian Pasta Salad with Tomato Mayonnaise

This winner looks and tastes like it's from an Italian deli!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Salad

4
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked bow tie pasta (farfalle)
2
medium Italian plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1
medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1
medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1/3
cup chopped sweet onion
1 1/2
oz. (1/3 cup) pepperoni slices
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup chopped seeded pepperoncini chiles
1
(2 1/4-oz.) can sliced ripe olives

Tomato Mayonnaise

1/2
cup marinara or spaghetti sauce
3
tablespoons light mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons purchased light Italian salad dressing
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining salad ingredients; mix well.
  • 3 In small bowl, combine all tomato mayonnaise ingredients; blend with wire whisk until well blended. Pour mayonnaise over salad; stir gently to coat. If desired, garnish with additional parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    100%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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