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Pizza Pasta Salad in a white serving bowl.
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4.67 from 3 votes

Pizza Pasta Salad

Everything you love about pizza in the form of a fun pasta salad. This tried and true classic is sure to be a hit at your next gathering!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Pasta, Salad
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 396kcal


  • 12 ounces tri-color spiral pasta (like Wacky Mac) or another short dry pasta
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1 small green bell pepper chopped
  • 3 ounces pitted black olives (half of a 6 ounce can)
  • 10 ounces cherry tomatoes halved
  • cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ¾ cup Italian salad dressing (or any other flavor!) or as needed


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water until cooked pasta is completely cooled. Allow to drain well while preparing other ingredients.
  • Transfer cooled pasta to a serving dish. Add mozzarella, pepperoni, bell pepper, and olives and toss to combine. Add dressing to your liking and toss again to distribute throughout.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least one to two hours or for up to 8 hours before serving.


Store leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 4 days. For a picnic or take to work lunch, portion it into mason jars for Pizza Pasta Salad to go!


Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 863mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 284mg | Iron: 1mg