Classic Italian flavors make this super easy spaghetti salad with pepperoni, veggies, and Italian dressing a potluck favorite everyone will love.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword pasta salad, spaghetti
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 8minutes
Chill Time 30minutes
Total Time 53minutes
2cucumbersquartered and sliced
1red bell pepperseeded and chopped
1/2red onionthinly sliced
1 4-ouncecan sliced black olivesdrained
1/2cupgrated Parmesan cheese or pecorino romano
1cupextra virgin olive oil
1/2cupred wine vinegar
1garlic clovepressed or finely minced
1teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions in boiling water seasoned with 2 tablespoons of kosher salt. Drain, rinse and cool.
Add the spaghetti to a large bowl with the cucumbers, red bell pepper, red onion, cherry tomatoes, mini pepperoni, black olives and parmesan cheese.
In a pint jar with a lid, add the olive oil, red wine vinegar, Italian seasoning, sugar, garlic clove, kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Shake well and pour over the spaghetti mixture and toss to coat.
Add more parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Chill for 30 minutes up to overnight.