prepared bowl kid friendly pasta salad
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5 from 54 votes

Kid-Friendly Pizza Pasta

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz box vegetable rotini
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian dressing
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning optional
  • 3 oz sliced pepperoni cut in half
  • 2 cups Borden® Cheddar and Monterey Jack Shreds
  • 1/2 cup Borden® Finely Shredded Aged Parmesan Shreds

Instructions

  • Cook rotini according to package directions. Drain and rinse pasta under cold water until cool. Place pasta into a large bowl.
  • In a separate medium bowl, whisk together Italian dressing with pizza sauce and Italian seasoning.
  • Pour dressing mixture over cooled pasta. Stir well.
  • Then stir in pepperoni and Borden cheeses (and any other additional veggies you are using).
  • Cover with plastic wrap and place into the refrigerator to cool for 2 hours before serving.

Notes

Optional add-ins:
diced green pepper, sliced mushrooms, diced tomato, broccoli florets

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 517mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg