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Mt. Hood Pasta Salad

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen


6 to 8 servings

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

30 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

An easy pasta salad that's great for a picnic or a potluck.


For dressing:

¼ cups olive oil

2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar

¼ tsp. granulated sugar

For pasta salad:

1 (12 oz.) box tri-color rotini pasta

1 (8 oz.) can sliced olives

½ cups halved, cherry tomatoes

¼ cups sliced, celery

20 each pepperoni slices, quartered

Salt & pepper, to taste

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Mt. Hood Toasted Onion Rub

    This blend brings double onion flavor with both white and toasted onion. Additionally, we used Alderwood smoked sea salt to amp up the smoky, toast...

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For dressing: Combine dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk until combined. Allow the ingredients to infuse for a minimum of 15 min.

For pasta salad: Cook pasta following package instructions and allow to cool. Once cooled combine pasta with olives, celery, tomatoes, and pepperoni. Drizzle the dressing over the pasta salad and toss to distribute dressing evenly. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.