Do you have kids who only want to eat pizza? The traditional dish for kids, can get a little bit old after awhile, which is why we like to shake it up a bit with this tasty Pizza Pasta Salad recipe!
This is a great recipe for lunches or even light dinner fare during the hot Summer months when you really don’t want something heavier.
Pizza Pasta Salad Ingredients
- 4 cups cooked spaghetti
- 1/2 cup pepperoni, chopped
- 1/2 cup sliced black olives
- 1/2 shredded mozzarella
- 2 Tablespoons tomato pesto or sun-dried tomato puree
- 2 Tablespoons basil, shredded
Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
This salad can be served hot or cold, so it’s up to you if you make the salad right away or let the spaghetti cool before making it.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss well to combine.
It’s really that easy! I love it when I find a recipe that is so simple to (literally) throw together on the way out the door for a busy day.
Quick and easy recipes like this can help save so much money because you can avoid stopping for lunch or pulling through a drive-thru for dinner on the way home from a busy day exploring with the kids or even a busy evening filled with sports!
If you are looking for more pizza recipes, check out another one of our favorite Pizza Pasta recipes. This one is a bit more filling for a dinner, you definitely won’t want to eat it on the go, but it is a great freezer meal to keep stocked on hand for your picky eaters!