You are here: Home » Recipes » Nanna’s Hearty Pasta Salad Nanna’s Hearty Pasta Salad Recipe by Nannagina Yield 6 to 8 servings Prep 10 minutes Cook 8 to 10 minutes to cook pasta PrintEmail Ingredients 8 ounces short cut pasta such as penne or rotini1/2 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed1 cup mozarella pearls or mozarella, diced1 jar small artichoke quarters in marinade, reserve marinade liguid1 small can California black olives, sliced1/2 cup sun dried cherry tomatoes chopped1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced1 cup salami and/or ham cubed into bite sized papers1/4 cup reserved artichoke marinade liquidjuice small 1/2 lemon1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon black pepper Instructions Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and allow to cool. In large bowl mix together cooled pasta, garbanzo beans, mozarella, artichoke quarters, California black olive, sun dried cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, and salami and/or ham. In small bowl, mix the reserved artichoke marinade liquid, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, garlic powder and black pepper to create a vinegarette. Pour vinegarette into the large bowl and mix well. May be served cold or at room temperature.