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Looking for the perfect dish to enjoy on your next picnic?

Look no further than this mouth-watering Pepperoni Caprese Salad! Made with ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fragrant basil leaves, and spicy pepperoni, this salad is bursting with flavor and sure to impress. Whether you’re headed to the park, the beach, or your own backyard, this easy-to-make salad is the perfect addition to any picnic basket.

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1 (12-ounce) box tricolor rotini, cooked, drained and cooled
1 cup halved mixed cherry tomatoes
1 (6-ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
½ cup basil leaves, torn
10 ounces provolone cheese, cubed
1 (5-ounce) bag HORMEL® Pepperoni
Salt and pepper, to taste
Red pepper flakes, if desired
Dressing; recipe follows
½ cup olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon red pepper


  1. In large bowl, combine rotini and remaining ingredients except dressing. Toss pasta salad with dressing.

For the Dressing

  1. In small bowl, whisk together ingredients.

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