Bowl of Italian Pasta Salad

Antipasto Pasta Salad

An easy Italian Pasta salad made with a homemade red wine vinaigrette. This pasta salad is filled with the toppings found in an Antipasto Salad.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Italian Pasta Salad, Red Wine Vinaigrette
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 16 ounces rotini noodles whole grain, gluten free, or regular
  • 8 ounces grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup sliced Spanish olives
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup jarred roasted red peppers chopped
  • 1 small vidalia onion or red onion finely minced
  • 6 ounces Hard Salami (or pepperoni) diced
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley

Red Wine Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano


  • Cook the pasta according to directions. Drain well. 
  • Make the vinaigrette by blending the olive oil, vinegar, capers, salt, garlic, and oregano together until well blended. 
  • Toss the drained pasta with 1/4 of the red wine vinaigrette and then let cool before adding the remaining dressing. 
  • Add in the tomatoes, olives, peppers and parsley and toss.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Antipasto Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 386mg17%
Potassium 154mg4%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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