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Suddenly Salad Pasta Salad

Easy and Quick Summer Recipes | Suddenly Salad | Antipasto


Summer’s a great time for entertaining or being invited to friends’ and family gatherings and block parties. It´s time to start thinking about which delicious dish you´ll be dropping off at the picnic table. Rather than bringing the usual potato salad or coleslaw, try adding excitement to your party plate by spicing up traditional summer salads with Betty Crocker´s Suddenly Salad® mixes.

With Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad mixes, you can whip up a unique and delicious side dish in the time it takes to boil pasta. Each box of Suddenly Salad comes with ready-to-cook pasta and a seasoning packet.  I like to put my own spin and special on it by adapting favorite recipe mix-ins where I can create a one-of-a-kind pasta salad to wow my guests.

With seven different flavors, including new Greek, you’ll be sure to find a family pleasing favorite that no one will ever guess isn´t made from scratch!

For great recipe ideas and to learn about the different varieties of Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad mixes, visit www.SuddenlySalad.com. There, you´ll find great recipes, including one for Greek Tossed Pasta Salad, using Suddenly Salad Caesar pasta salad mix, and Garden Ranch Pasta Salad, using Suddenly Salad ranch & bacon pasta salad mix.

Here’s one of my favorites uses of Suddenly Salad that I’ve adapted for Antipasto Salad:

Antipasto Salad

Cook Time: 60 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes

Serves 4-6

Antipasto Salad, Italian Salad, Suddenly Salad


  • 1-2 Box Suddenly Salad Pasta
  • 1/4 lb. Genoa salami, chopped
  • 1/4 lb. pepperoni, chopped
  • 1/2 lb. Asiago cheese, diced
  • 1 (6 oz) can black olives, drained and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 3/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbl. dried oregano
  • 1 tbl. dried parsley
  • 1 tbl. grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, salami,pepperoni, Asiago cheese, black olives, red bell pepper, green pepper and tomatoes. Stir in the envelope of dressing mix. Cover and refrigerate for
  3. at least one hour.
  4. To prepare the dressing, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano, parsley, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Just before serving, pour dressing over the salad and mix well.


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