I Love Tomatoes Pasta Salad

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Recipe Information

# of Servings: 12
Recipe Created By: Clay’smommy1


1 13.25 oz box whole wheat penne pasta
1 6.5 oz jar sun-dried tomatoes (oil packed), drained and cut in strips
12 oz cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
1 6 oz can medium pitted black olives, drained
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp kosher salt
to taste black pepper
1 cup fresh basil, cut in strips


Cook the pasta according to the package’s instructions. Drain. Rinse in cold water. Pour into a large bowl. Add all other ingredients (3 types of tomatoes, olives, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and basil) and gently stir until thoroughly combined. Refigerate until chilled throughout.


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This is THE pasta salad for tomato lovers! Using fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, and some pantry staples, this cool and refreshing pasta salad will be an easy, yet delicious, side dish for any summer cookout.


Any type or shape of pasta that is safe for the allergens you avoid may be used in place of the whole wheat penne pasta.

For gluten-free dish, use gluten-free pasta.

For a corn-free dish, make sure the pasta and jarred sun-dried tomatoes are free of corn.

Gluten: Gluten is a protein found in specific grains (wheat, spelt, kamut, barley, rye). Other grains are naturally gluten-free but may have cross-contact with gluten-containing grains. Look for certified gluten-free products if you need to avoid gluten. Find out more about wheat and gluten substitutions.

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