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Italian Antipasto Pasta Salad

Salty, spicy Italian antipasto fixings are paired with fresh veggies and whole wheat pasta to create an Italian Antipasto Pasta Salad, a delicious side that’s also hearty enough to enjoy for lunch.

Course Lunch, Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Author Liz


  • 1 lb. whole wheat rotini pasta cooked according to package and cooled
  • 1/2 c. red onion small dice
  • 3/4 c. halved cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 3/4 c. bell pepper any color, small dice
  • 3/4 c. pepperoncini small dice
  • 3/4 c. mozzarella pearls or fresh mozzarella, cut into small pieces
  • 9 slices pepperoni small dice
  • 9 slices genoa salami small dice
  • Italian dressing and/or extra-virgin olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine pasta, red onion, tomatoes, bell pepper, pepperoncini, mozzarella, pepperoni and salami. Toss to combine.
  2. Drizzle with Italian dressing and/or olive oil to your liking. (See notes below).
  3. Serve cold or at room temperature.