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Caesar Pasta Salad

Caesar Pasta Salad

Abbondanza! Combine classic Italian ingredients with the Fresh Express® Caesar Chopped Kit to create an easy and delicious meal.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6


  • 2 packages Fresh Express® Caesar Chopped Kits® (9.4-ounce)
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked rotini pasta
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 jar artichoke hearts (12-ounce), drained, chopped
  • 4 ounces hard salami thinly sliced, cut into fourths
  • 1 can sliced black ripe olives (3.8-ounce), drained
  • 1/2 cup walnuts toasted


  • Mix the pesto, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl; add the pasta and toss to coat.
  • Place the lettuce from the Fresh Express® Caesar Chopped Kits® into a large serving bowl; drizzle with dressings and toss to coat.
  • Add the pesto pasta, cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts, black olives, salami and walnuts; mix well.
  • Sprinkle with the herb seasoned croutons, black pepper and grated Parmesan cheese from the salad kit.
Keywords Chopped, Easy, Entertaining, Entrée Salad, Fall, Italian, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Pork, Spring, Summer, Winter