Italian Herbed Pasta Salad with Salami

Dig in to a pasta salad full of salami, mozzarella, tomato, giardiniera and basil.
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  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 4-6
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Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/3 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 small shallot, minced

8 ounces dried radiatore

4 ounces sliced salami, cut into thin strips

1 cup diced fresh mozzarella

1 cup halved grape tomatoes

1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves

1/2 cup giardiniera, drained and chopped

1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, shallot, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook according to the package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool; add to the bowl with the dressing.
  4. Add the salami, mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, giardiniera and oregano to the bowl and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. The pasta salad is best if served right away.