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Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad Recipe #StoredBrilliantly + Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Rubbermaid ® & SheSpeaks. All opinions are 100% mine. 

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Hi friends, how have you been? We are winding down the school year which always seems to leave us busier than ever with the older kids.  As they wrap up with school work and testing in all of their classes, I find myself daydreaming about the lazy days of Summer ahead.  There's just something about the warm air and sunshine mixed with the contagious joy that my children emanate after a long school year comes to a close. It was indeed a long year, friends, and I'm so completely ready for some uninterrupted fun with my kiddos!

While we have a few fun trips planned over summer break, some of my favorite memories are made simply, spending time around the pool with the kids, and having cookouts at dusk. For me, it always seems to be the little things that bring the most joy. While I'm still ticking down the days until school's out, I decided to pretend like it was summer and get a jump on barbecue season a few weeks back. The sun was out and we had a lovely spread of  burgers, hot dogs, and Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad; it was the perfect unofficial start to the summer season. My inspiration for this recipe, for Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad? My oldest son! He would literally eat pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I let him! My favorite part? It's loaded with fresh ingredients that are so much better for him.
His favorite part? It's packed with all of the delicious flavors of a supreme pizza!  It's a total win-win.

Are you ready for summer, too? Grab my recipe for Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad below, and have a little pre-summer cookout. This pasta salad is perfect for serving up at your Memorial Day barbecues, and at all of your other summer gatherings.

Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad Recipe

Recipe yields: 6-8 Servings
Prep time: 20 Minutes Refrigerate time: 20 minutes

What you'll need:
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives sliced thin
  • 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 8 baby portabella mushrooms sliced thin - sauteed briefly in 2 tablespoons of water.
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, diced
  • 4 oz shredded mozzarella
  • 1 1/2 cups mini pepperoni
  • 8 oz. Radiatore Pasta (we used gluten-free) cooked, drained, and cooled. (after pasta is drained, add a few drops of olive oil and toss well to prevent it from sticking)

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 package dry Italian dressing mix
  • 1 4 oz. can of tomato sauce (Italian or original variety)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano

How to:
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine precooked pasta, grape tomatoes, green peppers, baby portabella mushrooms, red onions, olives and mini pepperonis. Toss ingredients lightly to combine/disperse evenly.
  2. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, minced garlic, Italian dressing mix, tomato sauce, garlic salt, and oregano. Whisk briskly for 1-2 minutes until ingredients are combined well.
  3. Pour dressing over prepped pasta in large mixing bow;, toss lightly until all ingredients are coated evenly with dressing,
Serve your prepared Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad on it's own as a light lunch or snack, or alongside a larger spread at your next cookout / summer gathering. Enjoy! 

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1 comment:

  1. I KNOW my family would eat this right up!