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Pasta Shells and Tomato Salad

Salad Recipes from AlansKitchen.comMakes 6 servings.


  • 12 - ounces large shell pasta, (6 cups cooked)
  • 1 - can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 - can (2-1/2 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/4 - cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 - cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 - cup yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 - cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 - cup Italian-style salad dressing
  • 2 - Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.

  1. In a large serving bowl, add tomatoes, olives, onions, green and yellow bell peppers, carrots. 
  2. Mix, add salad dressing and toss to coat evenly. 
  3. Sprinkle with cheese.

Picnicking & Tailgating

Cover the salad and keep chilled until you are ready to picnic or tailgate. Store additional dressing in a jar with a tight fitting lid to pass separately.

Place the chilled salad in a plastic container and place in your ice chest for storage until getting to the picnic.

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