Bruschetta Syle Pasta Salad

Bruschetta Style Pasta Salad
Photo by Stephanie Knewasser

From the kitchen of Chris Lohman


1 packet Seven Seas Zesty Italian dressing mix

olive oil

balsamic vinegar

Follow the instructions on the package SUBSTITUTING balsamic vinegar for regular vinegar.


1/2 tsp minced garlic (optional)

Set aside.

Cook to al dente:

1 box penne pasta

Chop up:

3-4 Roma tomatoes OR equivalent of cherry tomatoes, quartered

Cut into small cubes:

5-6 oz part skim mozzarella


a bunch of leaves of fresh basil

Combine everything but dressing in bowl.

Toss with desired amount of dressing.


You can play with the proportions of the ingredients to suit you. We’ve thrown marinated grilled chicken into this salad too.