▢ 16 ounces (4 cups) colored rotini pasta (fusilli, farfalle, and penne work too) cooked ▢ ½ cup diced black olives ▢ ½ cup cubed Colby Jack cheese ▢ ½ cup mini pepperoni slices ▢ ¾-1 cup Italian dressing Optional Mix-Ins ▢ chopped cucumbers, halved cherry tomatoes, chopped peppers, ham cubes, pepperoncini, artichoke hearts

Instructions STEP - 1

Cook pasta as directed on the package. Drain and rinse with cold water.

STEP - 2

In a large bowl, combine cool pasta, olives, cheese, and pepperoni.

STEP - 3

Pour at least half of the Italian dressing into the pasta salad and mix well.

STEP - 4

Add any desired mix-ins to the pasta salad and mix well.

STEP - 5

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Stir in additional dressing to taste before serving.

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