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Easy Summer Pasta Salad

This easy to make summer pasta salad is the perfect recipe for all your summer backyard BBQ’s and work potlucks!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 8


  • 1 lb penne pasta or your favorite pasta
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper seeds removed and diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper seeds removed and diced
  • 1 small orange bell pepper seeds removed and diced
  • 1 medium cucumber chopped
  • 6 oz artichoke hearts We like Fanci Artichokes, quartered and marinated
  • 2 large tomatoes diced
  • 6 oz tomato & basil feta
  • 1/3 cup basil chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup everything seasoned ranch dressing or favorite balsamic dressing


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until desired consistency. Drain, the rise through with cold water.
  • In a large bowl, combine pasta, peppers, cucumber, artichoke hearts with liquid, and tomatoes.
  • Pour dressing over pasta. Gently stir until combined.
  • Add feta cheese and basil, stir gently.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Chill until you are ready to serve.