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Italian Spaghetti Salad with Spinach recipe

Italian Spaghetti Salad with Spinach

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian Inspired
Keyword Italian-spagheti-salad-with-spinach
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 306kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 lb package spaghetti, cooked to al dente
  • 1 16 oz bottle quality Italian salad dressing
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach leafs loosely packed
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 bunch green onions thinly sliced
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper
  • 8 oz hard salami cubed
  • 1 4 oz can sliced ripe olives
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp dry Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese cubed


  • Cook the spaghetti in salted water per the package instructions until al dente. Drain well then let cool slightly in colander until steam has dissipated.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss together the warm pasta with the salad dressing. Mix until fully coated.
  • Add the remaining ingredients reserving the cubed cheese. Mix until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  • Set into the fridge to cool for 30-60 minutes. Mix in the cheese.
  • Cover and chill thoroughly for several hours or overnight.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 935mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 821IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg