Perfect Pasta Salad


  • 1(1 lb) box tri-colored pasta
  • 2cups chopped green peppers
  • 2cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 12cups chopped red onions
  • 12lb cubed provolone cheese(optional)
  • 12lb sliced pepperoni
  • 12cup sliced black olives


  • 34cup pompeian extra virgin olive oil
  • 34cup pompeian red wine vinegar (this brand is excellent in this dish)
  • 14cup sugar
  • 1tablespoon oregano
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 12teaspoon pepper


  1. Mix together dressing first and set aside until sugar is dissolved completely.
  2. Cook pasta according to box directions and rinse under cold water until cool.
  3. Slice the sliced pepperoni circles in half and separate slices.
  4. Mix together with pasta and chopped items, except the provolone cheese.
  5. Pour dressing over it all and mix well.
  6. Chill well.
  7. Add provolone cheese to salad before serving, otherwise it gets soggy.
  8. You may have to add extra red wine vinegar or olive oil to get it to the desired consistency.
  9. Some people like it moist, others on the drier side.
  10. This is guaranteed not to last long before it is completely devoured!




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