Barilla® Tri-Color Rotini Summer Pasta Salad

This quick Tri-Color Rotini summer pasta salad will be the highlight of your next picnic.

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Summer Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Delight in this tasty pesto pasta salad recipe that is sure to please all your summer picnic revelers! A delectable combination of flavors like basil pesto, green onion, dry salami, and fresh mozzarella make this pasta salad recipe one you'll make again and again.


Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Tri-Color Rotini
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Barilla® Traditional Basil Pesto
  • 2 tablespoons Wishbone Ristorante Garlic Parmesan Vinaigrette
  • 1 7-oz package of Italian dry salami, small, diced
  • 3 cups Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1 bunch green onion, sliced thin
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 1 8-oz package, Galbani Mozzarella Fresca, drained
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta according to the directions, but drain one minute short of required cooking time.
  2. 2
    Toss the pasta with olive oil and place on a sheet tray to cool down.
  3. 3
    Once the pasta is cool, combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
  4. 4
    Let the salad rest for approximately 30 minutes so all the flavors can combine.

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