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Italian Pasta and Lettuce Salad

Perfect for potlucks and picnics, this salad has bold flavors and beautiful colors that you'll be proud to serve.
Prep Time30 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Yield: 14 people
Calories: 290kcal
Author: SweetOrdeal.com



  • 4 oz salad macaroni pasta
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups radicchio, chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onions (or 2 green onions), sliced
  • 1 cup Cherubs salad tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 3 oz. salami (or about 16 rounds), sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled


  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar


  • Cook pasta per directions on box.
  • In a large bowl, mix together your prepared romaine, radicchio, green onions, tomatoes, cucumber, salami, and drained beans. Add your cooked and drained pasta to large bowl and mix.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together your dressing: olive oil, red wine vinegar, basil, oregano, and sugar.
  • Top salad with Gorgonzola cheese and dressing. Enjoy!


Calories: 290kcal