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easy and simple past salad recipe

Pasta Salad Perfect For On-To-Go Lunches

Call me a high maintenance traveler but I get so BORED with eating sandwiches on the road. If I never have to eat another meal that consists of two pieces of bread, cold meat and a slice of cheese, I would be just fine. I enjoy changing it up!!

Here is my recipe for a great Pasta Salad that you can prepare in advance. It’s a tasty meal on the road or at a picnic! This pasta salad is great all year long.

  Summer Pasta Salad 

1  – 16 oz. noodles (spiral or thin noodles work best)

1 – green bell pepper

1 – red bell pepper

1 – 6 oz. can of black olives

1 cup – cherry tomatoes

1/4 cup – red onion

1 – 16 oz. pepperoni slices

1/2 lb. – mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup – Italian dressing (or zesty Italian)

1 tsp. – parsley

1 tsp. – oregano

1 tsp. – basil

Start by boiling your noodles; be careful not to overcook them. Dice red onions, green and red bell peppers. Slice in half olives, cherry tomatoes, and pepperoni slices. Dice into cubes mozzarella cheese.


Wait until noodles are completely cool. Add all of the ingredients together. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

 We love parks, picnics and family time, this is a great recipe to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. It is a healthy and refreshing recipe! Don’t worry if it’s something your kids won’t enjoy. Buy some extra pepperoni and cheese, add some crackers and you have a kid-friendly lunch! Watch out for the ants!

 Simple and easy pasta salad recipe. Perfect for on-the-go lunches and picnics.

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2 Replies to “Pasta Salad Recipe Perfect For On-To-Go Lunches”

  1. I tried this and the advantage is no mayo! Favor and ease of lunchtime. I used this on a road trip. We sat at a roadside stop. Enjoyed the view, ate and relaxed before we travel further. Thanks for sharing

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