Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until it's al dente. Drain and rinse it under cold water to cool it down.
In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, dried oregano
In a large salad bowl, combine the cooked and cooled pasta, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper
Drizzle the prepared Italian dressing over the salad ingredients. Gently toss everything together to coat it evenly with the dressing.
Refrigerate the Italian Pasta Salad for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Serve chilled and enjoy!
Add grilled chicken, salami, or artichoke hearts for extra protein and flavor. You can also sprinkle some grated Parmesan cheese on top
Whether it's a picnic, potluck, or weeknight dinner, our Classic Italian Pasta Salad is a versatile and crowd-pleasing dish.