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Creamy Italian Pasta Salad {Gluten-Free}

Homemade creamy Italian dressing combined with artichokes hearts, black olives, grape tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers and gluten-free rotini pasta. A perfect gluten-free creamy Italian pasta salad for your next cookout or family get together. A summer classic that everyone loves!
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword gluten-free Italian pasta salad, gluten-free pasta salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 334kcal
Author Audrey from Mama Knows Gluten Free


  • 1 (12-ounce) box gluten-free Rotini or Penne pasta I like Barilla gluten-free pasta.
  • 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts ,drained and chopped
  • 1 cup black olives
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese ,diced
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers , diced
  • Fresh chopped basil ,optional

Creamy Italian Dressing

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (I am a Hellman’s girl)
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Bring water to a rolling boil. Add salt, olive oil and pasta to the water and cook to box directions for al dente.
  • After draining the pasta, rinse pasta with cold water.
  • Add pasta to a large bowl and stir in artichokes hearts, black olives, grape tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers
  • In a small bowl, add all of the dressing ingredients and stir until fully combined.
  • Add the dressing to pasta and stir until fully coated. Garnish with fresh chopped basil. Enjoy!
  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container.



  • Store leftovers in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. 
  • Mama says, "Check all labels!"


Serving: 1g | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 1397mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 10.9mg | Calcium: 233mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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