Lyndsay Burginger

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

Looking for a fun recipe to bring along to a party or a picnic in the park? This Italian Pasta Salad is a great addition to any table.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 lb. box penne pasta
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved.
  • 1 4oz can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian Dressing
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, chopped


  • Cook the pasta according to package directions and drain. Toss pasta with olive oil and allow to cool.
  • Once cooled, add the cucumber, grape tomatoes, black olives, Italian dressing and basil. Serve.


Serve this quick recipe at your next picnic.
You can top with cheese or meats if desired.

Perfect Pairing

We love bringing tasty food on picnics.
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