Soups & Salads

Best Ever Pasta Salad in a Jar

Prep Time: 20 MIN  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 818
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Best Ever Pasta Salad in a Jar
Prep Time
20 MIN

This super colorful pasta salad in a jar is perfect for showing off at the next family barbecue. Each one is layered in a 2 cup canning jar, then shaken up to mix it, allowing all the flavors to come out. Eat it right out of the jar!

  • ½ cup Sargento® Ricotta Cheese
  • ¼ cup Sargento® Shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 ½ cups mini penne pasta, cooked, cooled and oiled
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup Sargento® 6 Cheese Italian Shredded Cheese
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 4 ea. green onions, chopped
  • 1 med. zucchini, small diced
  1. In a small bowl, combine Ricotta, Parmesan and marinara until well blended. Set aside.
  2. To Layer Salad: In each wide mouth pint size jar, layer 1/4 cup of pesto, 3/4 cup cooked penne, 1/4 cup prepared Ricotta mixture, 2 tablespoons of black olives, 1/4 cup shredded cheese, 1/4 cup chopped artichoke hearts, 1 tablespoon chopped green onion and 1/4 cup chopped zucchini. Top with lid. Refrigerate until ready to serve.