Tuscan Pasta Salad with olives sun dried tomatoes

Tuscan Pasta Salad & Summer Recipes with Essential Oils

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: side
  • Method: none
  • Cuisine: American


Easy prep and big Italian flavor makes this Tuscan Pasta Salad a delicious Summer side dish for picnic and potluck season! This easy recipe is packed with flavorful ingredients like sun-dried tomatoes, roasted red pepper, olives, and mini pepperoni.



  • Two 19 oz. package of cheese tortellini (cooked according to package instructions & cooled)
  • One 3.8 oz. can sliced olives
  • 1/2 cup artichoke hearts (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup mini pepperoni
  • 1/3 cup roasted red peppers (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil (drained and chopped)
  • 1 cup arugula


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/21 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. Mix dressing ingredients and shake to combine.
  2. Just prior to serving, stir all ingredients + dressing together and spoon into serving bowl.

Keywords: Tuscan Pasta Salad