This recipe is sponsored by Pero Family Farms. All opinions are our own.

Brighten up your menu with this easy rainbow pasta salad tossed in a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Fresh veggies like Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers offer the right amount of crunch that’s topped with fresh Parmesan cheese.

When it comes to pasta salads, the flavor combinations are endless. This rainbow pasta salad is bright and colorful and is easy to customize with your kids’ favorite ingredients. Add chopped broccoli, shredded carrots, artichoke hearts, diced ham or chickpeas for more flavor!

This recipe can be made ahead of time and chilled in the refrigerator until ready to serve. It’s perfect for a family picnic, summer cookout or potluck lunch.

Rainbow Italian Pasta Salad

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Servings 8 Prep Time 20minutes
Servings 8 Prep Time 20minutes
This recipe is sponsored by Pero Family Farms. All opinions are our own.

Brighten up your menu with this easy rainbow pasta salad tossed in a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Fresh veggies like Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers offer the right amount of crunch that’s topped with fresh Parmesan cheese.

When it comes to pasta salads, the flavor combinations are endless. This rainbow pasta salad is bright and colorful and is easy to customize with your kids’ favorite ingredients. Add chopped broccoli, shredded carrots, artichoke hearts, diced ham or chickpeas for more flavor!

This recipe can be made ahead of time and chilled in the refrigerator until ready to serve. It’s perfect for a family picnic, summer cookout or potluck lunch.
Rainbow Italian Pasta Salad
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces bowtie pasta
  • 3 Pero Family Farms® red mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 3 Pero Family Farms® orange mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 3 Pero Family Farms® yellow mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 1 (6 oz.) can whole small black olives
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 cup freshly-shredded Parmesan cheese
Dressing
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Directions
  1. Whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, Italian seasoning, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and let cool.
  3. In large bowl, mix together pasta, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat well. Top with Parmesan cheese.

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Servings 8 Prep Time 20minutes
Servings 8 Prep Time 20minutes
This recipe is sponsored by Pero Family Farms. All opinions are our own.

Brighten up your menu with this easy rainbow pasta salad tossed in a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Fresh veggies like Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers offer the right amount of crunch that’s topped with fresh Parmesan cheese.

When it comes to pasta salads, the flavor combinations are endless. This rainbow pasta salad is bright and colorful and is easy to customize with your kids’ favorite ingredients. Add chopped broccoli, shredded carrots, artichoke hearts, diced ham or chickpeas for more flavor!

This recipe can be made ahead of time and chilled in the refrigerator until ready to serve. It’s perfect for a family picnic, summer cookout or potluck lunch.
Rainbow Italian Pasta Salad
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces bowtie pasta
  • 3 Pero Family Farms® red mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 3 Pero Family Farms® orange mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 3 Pero Family Farms® yellow mini sweet peppers, sliced
  • 1 (6 oz.) can whole small black olives
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 cup freshly-shredded Parmesan cheese
Dressing
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Directions
  1. Whisk oil, vinegar, garlic, Italian seasoning, mustard, honey, salt and pepper in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and let cool.
  3. In large bowl, mix together pasta, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat well. Top with Parmesan cheese.

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