You are here: Home » Recipes » Black Olive/Pasta Salad Black Olive/Pasta Salad Recipe by AngelaCastonguay Yield serves 4-6 servings Prep 20 minutes Cook 12 minutes PrintEmail Ingredients 8 ounces rotini (cooked and drained)1 small bottle - favorite Italian salad dressing1 cup sliced grape tomatoes4 ounces cubed provolone/mild cheddar cheese1 cup cubed chicken or pork loin1 package frozen artichokje hearts (cooked/drained)1 can California ripe black olives (pitted/drained) Instructions Cook and drain rotini and artichoke hearts – set aside. Cube cheeses, meats, and slice grape tomatoes. Drain California pitted ripe black olives. Combine all ingredients. Pour Italian dressing over pasta/olive salad and refrigerate until chilled. Great served on top of romaine lettuce hearts and along side grilled chicken and warm sourdough bread. A California Sauvignon Blanc makes this easy dinner even more special.