Quick Antipasto Pasta Salad: 30 Minute Meal
Think of this dish as instant Italy—a wonderful pasta salad with the pungent flavors of cheese, salami, olives, and tomatoes. This quick antipasto pasta recipe not only takes less than 30 minutes to make but it is as versatile as can be. Serve it as a first course before moving on to another great Italian recipe. Or do what we suggest here and serve it as the main event. This fast dish just gets better as the weather warms up.
There’s nothing better on a busy week night when you want to make something homemade for the whole family but just don’t have the time to whip up an entire meal. With this antipasto pasta, you can even search the fridge for accompaniments to go with it. Maybe you have some lettuce, onions, and tomatoes hiding in the bottom drawer that you can toss for a little salad to go with this quick main course. Or you could even serve with leftovers from the night before.
But the real beauty of this antipasto pasta is that you really have everything you need right in one bowl. Here’s a complete meal that you can throw together almost as soon as everyone’s back from soccer practice. And that’s good, since you are the one who probably has to get them in the first place. Dinner will be on the table before the kids change clothes.
Don’t stop now. Make all kinds of great pasta salads!