American-Italian Pasta Salad

American-Italian Pasta Salad

From two continents this American-Italian Pasta Salad is a real treat

Important Recipe Information

Prep time: 10min
Cooking time: 15min
Ready in: 12 hours (Including resting time)
Difficulty: Easy
Serves 4


  • 1 250g packet fusilli pasta
  • 1 cup frozen petite peas, thawed
  • 2 cans sliced black olives
  • 1 cup cubed Genoa salami
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 packet dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons milk


In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.

In a medium bowl combine mayonnaise, sour cream, milk and Italian dressing mix. Whisk together until smooth, set aside.

In a large salad bowl combine cooked and cooled pasta, peas, olives, salami, green onions, celery and parsley. Mix in dressing last, reserving 1/2 cup.

Let sit over night in fridge. Stir before serving. Add extra dressing if pasta appears dry.

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